Turkey Meatballs

Turkey MeatballsRecipe

These versatile meatballs have so many serving possibilities. Dunk the meatballs into extra tomato sauce with a toothpick for an easy appetizer, stuff into a hoagie roll and top with cheese for a hearty sandwich, or top on spaghetti noodles for a quick weeknight dinner.

8 Servings

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1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 28-oz. cans crushed tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
2 pounds turkey sausage, casings removed, crumbled
1 1/4 cups plain dry bread crumbs
3/4 cup grated Parmesan
2 large eggs
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 5 Hours

Warm olive oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add half of garlic and cook until fragrant, stirring, about 30 seconds. Scrape into slow cooker and stir in tomatoes, 3/4 tsp. salt and oregano.

Combine turkey, sausage, bread crumbs, cheese, eggs, parsley, remaining garlic and 1 tsp. salt in a large mixing bowl. Blend ingredients with your hands. Form into 2-inch balls and place in slow cooker. Spoon tomatoes over meatballs to cover.

Cover and cook on low until cooked through, 4 to 5 hours.

Created date

June 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 397
Fat 18 g
Satfat 6 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 151 mg
Sodium 578 mg