Slow Cooker Barbecued Meatball Sandwiches

Enjoy these meatballs as a party appetizer or use them as the filling in a hearty sub.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 bottle (18 oz.) barbecue sauce
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 package (28 oz.) frozen meatballs
  • 24 slider rolls
  • 24 black olives


  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine barbecue sauce, onion powder, and garlic powder.
  • Pour about 1 cup of sauce into a 4-quart slow cooker. Add the meatballs.
  • Pour remaining barbecue sauce over meatballs. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour.
  • To make the sandwiches, split each roll and fill with a meatball and a little sauce. Top with the other half of the roll and use a toothpick to secure an olive to the top.