Cheesy Slow-Cooker Meatballs and Twisted Garlic Bread

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  • 15|min prep time
  • 4|hr|15|min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
2
tablespoons milk
1
egg, slightly beaten
Salt and pepper to taste
5
mozzarella cheese sticks, cut into small pieces
1
jar (24 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1
package (l lb) pasta

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, mix beef, bread crumbs, milk egg, salt and pepper with hands until well combined. Shape mixture into small balls about the size of a Ping-Pong ball.
  2. 2 With finger, make hole in 1 ball but do not go all the way through. Place 1 piece of cheese in hole; enclose cheese by pinching hole back together. Repeat with remaining beef mixture and cheese pieces.
  3. 3 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Pour pasta sauce into cooker. Place meatballs in sauce.
  4. 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours.
  5. 5 About 25 to 30 minutes before meatballs are done, cook pasta as directed on package; drain.

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