Proper layering while cooking is the trick to this delicious and easy to make Meatball Soup Recipe. Serve with fresh bread for a simple and satisfying meal.
1 pkg. fresh baby carrots
1 lb small red potatoes, quartered
1 (4.5 oz) jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1 onion, cut into wedges
1 (18 oz) pkg. frozen cooked meatballs
1 (12 oz) jar beef gravy
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
1/4 tsp pepper
It is important to add the ingredients in the order listed below so that the vegetables remain at the bottom of the crock pot. This allows them to heat quickly and cook completely.
Place the carrots in the crock pot first.
Add the potatoes on top of the carrots.
Pour the drained mushrooms over the potatoes.
Layer the onions on top of the mushrooms.
Set the meatballs on the onions.
Pour in the jar of gravy.
Add in the whole can of tomatoes, including the juice.
Season with the pepper.
Do not stir the layers. Leave as is and cover.
Cook for 9 hours on low.
Stir well just before serving.