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Slow Cooker Ziti And Meatballs

Get ready to indulge in this Slow Cooker Ziti and Meatballs recipe that'll have your taste buds dancing! With tender meatballs and perfectly cooked pasta, this dish is a no-fuss, flavor-packed meal that'll leave you wanting more.

May 04, 2023
80% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Slow Cooker Ziti And Meatballs

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 15 oz ricotta cheese (450 g)
  • 2 large egg whites
  • nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
  • 1 jar Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce, divided
  • 16 oz ziti pasta (450 g), dried
  • 24 frozen meatballs, (½ ounce (15 G) or 1 ounce (30 G) sized)
  • 2 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese (250 g)
  • fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1156
  • Fat 52g
  • Carbs 109g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Sugar 14g
  • Protein 61g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta and egg whites.
  2. Grease the inside of a slow cooker with nonstick spray. Pour 2 cups (460 G) of Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce into the bottom of the slow cooker, then layer half of the pasta, half of the meatballs, half of the ricotta mixture, and 1 cup (100 G) of mozzarella on top. Repeat to make another layer, then dollop the remaining ½ cup (115 G) tomato sauce on top and sprinkle with the remaining ½ cup (50 G) mozzarella.
  3. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours (or low for 6 hours), or until the meatballs are warmed through and the pasta is tender.
  4. Garnish with parsley and serve warm.
  5. Enjoy!
Slow Cooker Ziti And Meatballs