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Crockpot Guinness Glazed Meatballs on a plate with mashed potatoes
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Crockpot Guinness Glazed Meatballs

This Crockpot Guinness Glazed Meatballs recipe offers flavorful meatball dish that can either be served as an appetizer or for dinner.
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  • 2 lbs. extra lean ground beef
  • ¾ cups seasoned dried bread crumbs
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • cup Guinness beer
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • ½ tablespoon oil
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ cups Guinness beer
  • 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • ½ cup barbeque sauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tablespoon whole grain dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • chopped parsley for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375℉. Line a large sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix all meatball ingredients (ground beef through cayenne pepper) with hands or a large spoon until thoroughly combined. Form mixture into 1 ½” balls and place on sheet pan and cook for 15 minutes. Place in crockpot.
  • While meatballs are cooking, prepare sauce. In a medium saucepan, heat oil and saute ½ cup diced onion, and 3 garlic cloves over medium high heat for 5 minutes or until onion is softened.
  • Whisk in 1 ½ cups Guinness beer, tomato paste, barbeque sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and thyme. Bring to a boil and then turn heat down to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour sauce over meatballs in crockpot.
  • Set crockpot to low and cook for 2-3 hours. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve over mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 361kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 38g (13%)Protein: 29g (58%)Fat: 8g (12%)Saturated Fat: 3g (15%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 111mg (37%)Sodium: 728mg (30%)Potassium: 821mg (23%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 24g (27%)Vitamin A: 642IU (13%)Vitamin C: 9mg (11%)Calcium: 78mg (8%)Iron: 5mg (28%)