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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe

5-Ingredient Hawaiian meatballs: sweet and sour meatballs smothered in a tasty pineapple and green bell pepper sauce. Serve them over rice to soak up the sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 264
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 1 pound turkey meatballs
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple with juice
  • 1/2 cup thick teriyaki basting sauce
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons instant tapioca, for thickening
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped (about 3/4 cup)


  • Ideal slow cooker size: 2- to 4-Quart.
  • Put the meatballs in the slow cooker.
  • Combine the pineapple with its juice, teriyaki basting sauce and tapioca. Pour over the meatballs.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or on high 3 to 4 hours.
  • Add the green pepper. Stir well and cooked covered on HIGH for 20 minutes.
  • If the sauce is too thick, stir in a little water to achieve the desired consistency.

Recipe Notes

6 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
6 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
6 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
7 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
Nutrition Facts
5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /6th recipe)
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.2g14%
Carbohydrates 31.2g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 14.6g29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hawaiian crock pot meatballs, pineapple meatballs, pineapple Teriyaki meatballs