Medically reviewed by Alexander Tabibi, MD
September 26, 2023
  • Prep Time15 minutes
  • Cook Time4 hours
  • DifficultyMedium

Elevate your mind and give in to that growing hunger with a batch of these thick and delicious slow-cooked cannabis meatballs.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup cannabis-infused olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (24 oz) jar marinara sauce

Going Step by Step

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, cannabis-infused olive oil, parsley, milk, onion, garlic, egg, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  2. Shape the mixture into meatballs, approximately 1 inch in diameter, and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Preheat your slow cooker on low heat.
  4. In a separate saucepan, heat the marinara sauce over medium heat until warmed through.
  5. Carefully transfer the meatballs into the slow cooker and pour the warm marinara sauce over them, ensuring all the meatballs are coated.
  6. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 4 hours, allowing the flavors to meld together and the meatballs to become tender.
  7. Once cooked, serve the slow-cooked cannabis meatballs with your favorite pasta or as a standalone dish. Don't forget to spoon some of the delicious sauce over the top!
  8. Give it a try and enjoy!


  • For a stronger cannabis flavor, you can add an extra tablespoon of cannabis-infused olive oil or adjust the dosage according to your preference.
  • If you prefer a smoother texture, you can blend the onion and garlic before adding them to the meat mixture.
  • These slow-cooked cannabis meatballs can also be frozen for later use.
  • Simply allow them to cool, place them in an airtight container, and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  • Thaw before reheating.

We are sure you are a perfect cook! Nonetheless, do remember to pay attention to the amount of Slow-Cooked Cannabis Meatballs you consume: it should always be modified based on the strength of your product and the potency you desire. Dosing homemade edibles can be tricky, so it is strongly recommended to start with one portion of a serving. After one or two hours, listen to your body and decide whether to consume more. It is not recommended to drive or operate any machinery when taking edibles. Use responsibly!