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Italian Meatballs and Peppers by PAM®

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"This slow cooker recipe combines flavored tomatoes, Italian-style meatballs and pepper strips. You can just walk away until it's time to cook the pasta."
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4 h 15 m servings 376
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Spray inside of large slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, meatballs and pepper strips in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 4 hours or until meatballs are hot and peppers are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook penne according to package directions. Drain. Stir meatball mixture to mix well. Serve sauce and meatballs over pasta; top with cheese.


  • Cook's Tips
  • When storing leftovers, spray the insides of plastic storage bags before putting your food inside. Your leftovers will come out cleanly and intact.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 376 calories; 10.4 52.3 20.9 53 840 Full nutrition

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Delicious - and this was so easy to put together! Definitely a "fix it and forget it" kind of meal that's perfect for when you don't want to heat up the oven. I used a 14.5 oz. can of diced toma...

For something so simple, it tasted wonderful! I used a can of Hunt's Meat Sauce and a can of diced tomatoes, 1 bell pepper and probably a pound of frozen meatballs. I also added a package of t...

This was so easy and delicious and using Pam cooking spray made clean up a breeze too! I used Safeway Italian Meatballs and I also used fresh peppers. 1 green pepper sliced, 1 red pepper sliced ...

Good recipe. Leftovers can be served on rolls as meatball hoagies.

We all LOVED this! This took absolutely no time to put together, but the finished product tasted like you spent some time making it. I don't care for store bought frozen meatballs, so I used 'Me...

I made this as written. It was really good! It doesn't get much easier than this! Everybody loved it.

Oh wow, I cant say enough about this recipe! I made this on a week night after work, it was so quick to put together, but tasted outstanding! I added in some sliced mushrooms and fresh grated ...

What a great idea to use Pam in the slow cooker. Clean up was a breeze and this dish was great! I made my own meatballs and used fresh green peppers I seared in a pan before. Wonderful and easy!...

I have to admit, we didn't expect this to be very flavorful - Boy, were we wrong! This recipe is definitely a keeper! I followed the recipe exactly except he that I added a spoonful of minced ga...