barbecue meatballs with a Coke Zero bottle and basketball in the background

Slow Cooker Barbecue Meatballs

Tangy and sweet barbecue meatballs are a delicious appetizer to serve at parties. Cola provides the sweet, tangy flavor.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 204 kcal


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup Coke Zero or other cola
  • 2 TBS cider vinegar
  • 1 TBS Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 28- oz. bag frozen meatballs


  1. Combine Coke Zero, ketcup, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and salt in a slow cooker.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Add meatballs and stir to coat.
  4. Cook for 3 hours on HIGH in a slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Barbecue Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 433mg19%
Potassium 270mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.