Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

LOVE making meatballs as they are a quick and easy meal to get out to the family!

Found this recipe and thought I would share!

Throw 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.

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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 6 hours, 2 minutes

Total Time: 6 hours, 22 minutes

Author: Beachbody

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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.

For those following the Portion Fix Containers here is info on that!

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

Containers

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1 Red
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*Courtesy of The Beahbody Blog

Wishing you a Fi† Day

  Lindsay Ali

BS Biology | Cake Decorator turned Fitness Coach | Founder of Team Make i†

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11