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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Jennie Duncan
The best meatballs made in the slow cooker. These Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs are perfect served with rice for dinner or as a tasty appetizer. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 303 kcal


  • 32 oz Frozen meatballs
  • 20 oz Pineapple chunks (do not drain)
  • 2 Bell peppers (diced)
  • 1 ½ cup Water
  • ¾ cup Brown sugar
  • ½ cup Vinegar
  • ¼ cup Ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • Optional: Sliced green onion for garnish


  • Place meatballs, diced peppers, pineapples (with juice), and water in your slow cooker.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together remaining ingredients. Pour over meatballs and mix. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low 5-6 hours.
  • Optional: serve garnished with green onions.



Optional for Serving

I served mine garnished with green onions.
Dinner: When serving for dinner I made rice and serve these over rice. 
Appetizer: When serving as an appetizer I use a toothpick to serve. 

Freezing this recipe:

Since this recipe calls for frozen meatballs if you want to make it for the freezer it's pretty simple.
Add all ingredients to your freezer bag.
Don't precook anything just add everything in together.
Then when you re ready to make it dump it into the slow cooker and cook according to directions.


Sodium: 346mgCalcium: 33mgVitamin C: 31mgVitamin A: 676IUSugar: 22gFiber: 1gPotassium: 361mgCholesterol: 54mgCalories: 303kcalSaturated Fat: 6gFat: 16gProtein: 14gCarbohydrates: 25gIron: 1mg
Keyword Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Meatballs
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