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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).