Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

Slow Cooker Turkey MeatballsThrow all the ingredients for these turkey meatballs into a crock pot in the morning, set the timer, and indulge in a warm, hearty meal that night.
 
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 2 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 22 minutes
Servings 6 servings, 3 meatballs each
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey
  • ½ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt divided use
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup whole grain panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs)
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 (28-oz.) can whole tomatoes, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves

Instructions

  1. Combine turkey, ¼ tsp. salt, pepper, egg, breadcrumbs, garlic, parsley, and cheese in a large bowl; mix well with clean hands.
  2. Roll mixture into eighteen 1½-inch meatballs. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add half of meatballs; cook, turning occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until meatballs are browned on each side. Place browned meatballs in a 3-quart slow cooker.
  5. Repeat with the remaining meatballs. Set aside.
  6. Add onion to same skillet; cook, over medium-high heat, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until onion is translucent.
  7. Top meatballs with cooked onion, tomatoes, oregano, and remaining ¼ tsp. salt; cook, covered, on low temperature for 5 to 6 hours, stirring once or twice.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving (3 meatballs)
Calories 212Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 319mg13%
Total Carbohydrates 13g4%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 19g38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 212
Total Fat: 9 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 89 mg
Sodium: 319 mg
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 6 g
Protein: 19 g

*Original Recipe from Beachbody Blog

Containers
1 Green
1 Red
1 tsp.

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