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Slow Cooker Freezer Meal: Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs make a hearty and comforting dish. Paired with the creamy mushroom gravy, they're great served as a main course with mashed potatoes, but stand alone as an amazing appetizer as well.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Freezer Meal, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Author: Camille Beckstrand


  • Gallon Sized Freezer Bag


  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup 10.75 ounces
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons A1 steak sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bag frozen homestyle meatballs 28 ounce bag
  • 1 cup sour cream


  • To make this a freezer meal, place all ingredients except for the sour cream into a resealable gallon-sized freezer bag. Lay bag flat in the freezer.
  • When ready to use, remove bag from the freezer and place in the fridge and let it thaw for 24 hours.
  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Dump the contents of the bag into the slow cooker and cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-10.
  • Mix in sour cream the last 30 minutes of cooking.


Serve with: Rice or mashed potatoes with a side of Balsamic Asparagus.
You can make this in the Instant Pot from frozen by cooking it on Manual for 9 minutes.
Find the original recipe on our website here: https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/slow-cooker-swedish-meatballs-recipe/