Meatball Sauce

Norma Grieser Clarksville, MI

Prep. Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 3–8 Hours


  • 32-oz. bottle of ketchup
  • 16 ozs. ginger ale
  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce, optional
  • 3 lbs. fully cooked meatballs

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 6-Quart


  1. Combine sauce ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cover, turn to High, and bring to a simmer. Gently spoon in meatballs, being careful not to splash yourself with the hot sauce.
  3. Cover and simmer 3–4 hours on Low if the meatballs are thawed; 6–8 hours if they’re frozen when you put them in.


You can use little smokies instead of meatballs. In fact, this sauce is good on most meats you grill or barbecue. To serve as a sauce for grilled meat, follow Step 1; then brush on grilled meat.