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Slow Cooker Spaghetti & Meatballs Soup

One of our childhood favorites in a new savory soup that's perfect for supper.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time6 hours 15 minutes
Total Time6 hours 20 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8


  • 1 20 oz pkg frozen meatballs
  • 1 24 oz jar of spaghetti sauce
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz spaghetti noodles broken into thirds


  • To the bowl of your slow cooker, add the meatballs, sauce, broth, water, garlic, basil, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover and cook the soup on low for 6-8 hours.
  • 15-20 minutes before you're ready to serve, turn the temperature up to high & stir in the uncooked pasta. Cover, and continue cooking 15-20 minutes, or until the pasta is tender.
  • Salt & pepper the soup, to taste. Serve topped with freshly shredded Parmesan, if desired.


recipe adapted from Plain Chicken