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Meatballs in Jelly Ketchup Sauce

hese Meatballs in the Jelly Ketchup Sauce are a long time favorite appetizer to serve at your next party.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 32
Calories 97kcal


  • 1 cup grape jelly I use the no high fructose corn syrup version
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 lbs of lean grass fed ground beef
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of almond meal flour or bread crumbs if you prefer
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Mix jelly and ketchup together.
  • Mix ground beef, eggs, garlic powder, pepper and almond flour (or bread crumbs) together well.
  • Form meat mixture into balls a little smaller than a golf ball.
  • Pour about half of the jelly/ketchup mixture into the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Place meatballs in slow cooker.
  • Pour the remaining jelly/ketchup mixture on top of the meatballs.
  • Cover and cook for about 4 hours on high or 6=7 hours on low.
  • ENJOY!!


Serving: 1meatball | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 136mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.9mg