Slow cooker turkey meatballs with marinara

5
5
5
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
6 hr 25 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
6 hr
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

canned crushed tomatoes

28 oz

canned tomato paste

cup(s)

balsamic vinegar

2 Tbsp

dried oregano

4 tsp

crushed red pepper flakes

½ tsp

table salt

1 tsp

uncooked 93% lean ground turkey

2 pound(s)

whole wheat Panko breadcrumbs

½ cup(s)

dried basil

2 Tbsp

fennel seeds

1 tsp

black pepper

½ tsp

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. Per serving: 3 meatballs and 1/3 cup sauce

Notes

Spaghetti is a must with these saucy meatballs (1/2 cup of cooked spaghetti per serving will increase the SmartPoints by 3).

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