Savory meatballs in a deliciously creamy sauce are easy to make in the slow cooker and a must have appetizer at holiday parties. They also make a tasty meal when served with mashed potatoes!
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1/2cupseasoned dry bread crumbs
1small pinch of nutmeg
1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
10 1/2ouncecan of condensed beef consomme
Preheat the oven to 500°F. and line a baking sheet with heavy duty foil. Place an oven safe rack on top of the foil and set baking sheet aside until ready to use.
In a large bowl, combine 1 pound ground chuck, 1/2 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon milk, a small pinch of nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, & 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Mix to combine well. Shape into 1 inch meatballs and place on the rack that is on top of the foil lined baking sheet. Continue until all meat is formed into meatballs and placed on rack.
Bake in the preheated oven for 5-10 minutes until the meatballs are cooked through.
While the meatballs are cooking, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a microwave safe dish and stir in 1 tablespoon flour until well blended and smooth.
Pour the consomme into the bowl of the slow cooker and add the butter & flour mixture. Whisk to combine. Whisk in 1/2 cup heavy cream.
When meatballs are cooked through, add them to the cream sauce in the slow cooker with 1 bay leaf. Cook on low for about 2 hours or until ready to serve. Stir and enjoy!