Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs
This is a delicious low calorie version make with ground turkey and turkey sausage.

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 to 4 hours on high or 6 hours on lowDifficulty: Easy


1 1/4 pounds turkey, lean, ground
12 ounces sausage, turkey, lean
1/3 cup bread crumbs, Italian herb flavored
1/3 cup parmesan cheese, fresh, grated
1/4 cup parsley, fresh, finely chopped
2 egg(s), large, use one whole and one egg white
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper, black, ground
4 cups marinara sauce, low sodium, already prepared, jar or deli, such as Amy’s
parsley, fresh, chopped for garnish

Preparation: Place marinara sauce in the bottom of the slow cooker and turn slow cooker on to warm sauce. Meanwhile, place first eight ingredients in a large bowl and combine well. Roll into golf ball size meatballs and place on top of sauce. Place cover on slow cooker and cook for 3 to 4 hours on high or about 6 hours on low. Cooking times vary based upon the size of slow cooker used.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 220 calories, 10 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 95 mg cholesterol, 23 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 1g dietary fiber, 570 mg sodium; WW points plus value 6

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