These ARE easy! Beer and ketchup are set in a slow cooker to simmer. Meatballs are baked in the oven, then added to the simmering liquid for three hours.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (28 ounce) bottle ketchup
- 24 fluid ounces beer
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 onion, chopped
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place the beer and ketchup in a slow cooker on high setting and allow to simmer..
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the ground beef, garlic powder and onion, mixing well. Form mixture into meatballs about 3/4 inch in diameter. Place meatballs in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
Transfer meatballs to the slow cooker with the beer and ketchup and simmer for 3 hours; sauce will thicken.