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Sweet Salsa Slow Cooker Meatballs

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I hope everyone had a wonderful and safe Independence Day!  It was the best 4th of July of my whole life, and hands-down the best day Joshua’s ever had period. I want to share some photos but will be doing that tomorrow.

Today I have a simple crockpot meal that is great any time of year, because in summer, it doesn’t heat the kitchen, and in winter, it’s just nice to have something hot and ready at the end of a cold day.  I got this recipe from my friend, Holly, who actually had posted it in response to a mutual friend’s request for crockpot recipes on Facebook. I nabbed it and made it soon after because I’d just made my own apricot jam.  These were very satisfying and tasty.  Hope you enjoy, and stay cool!

Sweet Salsa Slow Cooker Meatballs

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1 (26 oz) bag frozen meatballs
3 bell peppers in different colors, sliced (optional)
1 (24 oz) jar salsa
1 (18 oz) jar apricot preserves

Place the meatballs in the bottom of your slow cooker and layer the bell peppers over, if you’re using them.  Whisk the salsa and apricot preserves together in a bowl, and pour over the top.  Cover and cook on low until heated through, 6-8 hours. Holly suggests serving over rice or with mashed potatoes and green beans.

Recipe source: adapted from Holly W.

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About Veronica

I have a kitchen addiction and love to collect & share recipes. My passion is baking but I love to cook as well. The only thing I don't like to do in the kitchen is wash dishes, but my husband generally does them for me in exchange for his dinner.

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  1. I have all the ingredients for this dish except the jam…I am going to buy a jar today (I usually make my own jam) and make these delicious looking meatballs for Joe and I…and l too will be serving them over fluffy white rice.. Thank you..Love you!

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  2. I’m the only one in the family who loves meatballs, so I’ll be making a small batch of these just for myself. They sound delicious.

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    • I’m the only one (so far, hopefully that will change) that likes shrimp here, so I feel your pain. lol! It’s a pain to cook just for yourself, but thankfully this is an easy one. Enjoy!

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  3. thebetterbaker11

    YUM YUM YUM! What an awesome recipe. No doubt, they can’t be beat using homemade jam. I will be trying these soon. Thanks for sharing.

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