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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs in Marinara

6
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
6 hr 40 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
6 hr
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Don't just stick with tradition: These meatballs are delicious over spaghetti but they're also fabulous in meatball parm sandwiches, sliced as a pizza topping, in an Italian grain bowl, and more!

Ingredients

Canned crushed tomatoes

28 oz

Canned tomato paste

cup(s)

Balsamic vinegar

2 tbsp(s)

Dried oregano

4 tsp(s)

Crushed red pepper flakes

½ tsp(s)

Table salt

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked 93% lean ground turkey

2 pound(s)

Whole wheat Panko breadcrumbs

½ cup(s)

Dried basil

2 tbsp(s)

Fennel seed

1 tsp(s)

Black pepper

½ tsp(s)

Instructions

  1. Stir together tomatoes, tomato paste, vinegar 3 teaspoons oregano, pepper flakes, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in 5- or 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Combine turkey, panko, basil, fennel seeds, black pepper, remaining 1 teaspoon oregano, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in large bowl and mix well. Shape into 24 meatballs. Place meatballs in slow cooker. Cover and cook 6-7 hours on Low.
  3. Serving size: 3 meatballs and 1/3 cup sauce