Cream of mushroom meatballs are the perfect weeknight meal. Jazz them up with some minced garlic and sour cream and you have a new family favorite on your table.
Read on and I'll show you just how fast and easy this recipe with frozen meatballs goes together!
As those of you who are parents know, weekends can be challenging with kids. You have to balance all of the things that got put off around the house during the week, as well as fulfilling your children's social calendar. In the background, planning what to feed the kids is always on our minds.
These cream of mushroom meatballs recipe is easy, cheap, and very convenient. It's no wonder that this meatball stroganoff is a favorite family meal at our home and with our readers!
What's in them?
Other than frozen meatballs and cream of mushroom soup, we add a little garlic and sour cream to this recipe. An optional splash or two of red wine will add depth to these as well. Throw in some salt and pepper and bam! You have a winning recipe on your plate!
How to make them
Start by gathering a bag of frozen meatballs and other ingredients. For kitchen equipment, all you need is a 2 quart sauce pan and a wooden spoon. How much easier could it be?
(Full Recipe is at the end of the post)
- Add the cream of mushroom soup to a large saucepan, along with the other sauce ingredients.
- Add a bag of frozen meatballs.
- Stir them in and make sure they are covered with the sauce.
- Cover the pot and bring to a low simmer until the meatballs are cooked through.
Our favorite way to enjoy this meal is over a bed of egg noodles. But you can use rice as well, or just plain!
You can make cream of mushroom meatballs in crockpot.
Pour the ingredients except for the sour cream into your slow cooker.
Cook on medium setting for 4 to six hours, until done.
Add the sour cream 30 minutes before serving.
No. You can make these meatballs directly from the freezer. Either with the stovetop or crockpot method.
There are many ways to reheat these leftovers. Take a look at our post for how to reheat alfredo pasta and follow those directions.
If these meatballs look good to you, consider making them along with our best mushroom sauce recipe!
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Cream of Mushroom Meatballs
- 1 bag frozen Italian meatballs precooked
- 2 cans cream of mushroom soup low sodium
- 1 can water
- 1-2 TBS minced garlic
- ¼ red wine optional
- 8 oz low fat sour cream
- egg noodles
- salt and pepper to taste
- In a pot add the cream of mushroom soup.
- Using one of the cans add water to the can and add to the cream of mushroom soup.
- Stir to incorporate.
- Add minced garlic, wine and sour cream. Stir to blend the mixture. Mixture should be creamy.
- Add frozen meatballs to the sauce, making sure to cover all the meatballs with the sauce.
- Cover and cook on low/medium heat until the meatballs are heated throughout and the sauce is hot, making sure to stir occassionally.
- Prepare egg noodles accordingly to directions on package.
- Serve meatballs with sauce over egg noodles.
- You can add the frozen meatballs directly to the pot, when making this recipe.
- Serving suggestions:
- Egg noodles
- As a meal or appetizer
I didn't know there was a museum for Houdini, that's cool! We have gone to some cool museums before but this one must have been a blast 🙂 We did go to a Jello museum before tho - yeah who knew right? We saw the signs for it on the NY thruway coming home from Niagara Falls.
Definitely have to try these meatballs, perfect for a busy night - which happens a lot here it seems!
I am all about the quick and easy shortcuts when it comes to mealtime! These look delicious and I love that gravy, a definite family favorite!
Dan from Platter Talk
Thanks, Debra. Our gang of boys could (and probably have) eats these for any meal of the day!
Carlos At Spoonabilities
OMG. Those meatballs look so yummy! It looks very similar to the Swedish meatballs.
Dan from Platter Talk
Lots of yum, Carlos!
Lisa | Garlic & Zest
This reminds me so much of my mother's stroganoff I can't get over it!
Dan from Platter Talk
I'm guessing your mom is a darn good cook!
Karen @ Seasonal Cravings
Wow, thanks for reminding me that sometimes it's important to forget your to do list and just enjoy moments with your family. Kids grow up so fast! These meatballs look so creamy and delicious, I know my kids would love them!
I love mushrooms, they give such an earthly flavor but aren't over powering! Your recipe looks delicious!
This looks amazing for dinner. How fun to make a dinner based on such great family memories.
Alyssa @ A Bite of Inspiration
This recipe looks so SO good! I love meatballs and this dish is definitely easy enough for a busy weekday (or family day!) Also, the Harry Houdini museum looks like a blast! Thanks for sharing!
Liz @ I Heart Vegetables
Oh man, that creamy sauce sounds amazing! And I know my husband would love those meatballs!
What a fun day! And what a delicious bowl of comfort! Looks so good!