Friday, March 9, 2012

Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs Recipe from Skinnytaste

Italian Turkey Meatballs cook in 4-6 hours in the slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Italian Turkey Meatballs Recipe from Skinnytaste featured on
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(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and these Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs from Skinnytaste sounds like a wonderful idea.)

In this recipe for Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs from Skinnytaste, ground turkey is seasoned with Parmesan, breadcrumbs, parsley, and garlic, gently formed into meatballs, and then the meatballs are cooked in the slow cooker for 4-6 hours.  Meatballs can be eaten with ricotta, over pasta, or with bread to dip into the sauce.

Ingredients for this Slow Cooker Recipe:

For the Meatballs:
  • Lean ground turkey
  • whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Parmesan cheese
  • parsley
  • garlic
  • salt and fresh-ground pepper
For the sauce:
  • Olive oil
  • garlic
  • crushed tomatoes
  • bay leaf
  • salt and fresh-ground pepper
  • chopped basil or parsley

Get the complete recipe for Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs from Skinnytaste.

More Slow Cooker Recipes from Skinnytaste:
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Skinnytaste
Easy CrockPot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad from Skinnytaste
Filipino Adobo Pulled Pork from Skinnytaste

Slow Cooker Italian Turkey Meatballs Recipe from Skinnytaste featured on

More Ideas with Ground Turkey in the CrockPot:
Skinny Slow Cooker Kale and Turkey Meatballs Soup from FoodieCrush
Sweet and Spicy Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Stew from Kalyn's Kitchen
Thai Red Curry Turkey from The Perfect Pantry


  1. I've made this recipe multiple times. The meatballs come out soft & tender and are delicious. Meatballs can be eaten so many ways. I love them with some ricotta. Easy to make and freeze well too.

  2. Thanks for sharing that. The recipe sounded so good to me!

  3. Those meatballs are absolutely perfect! From winktkat's review above, I will definitely be trying this recipe.

  4. Thanks Dara. I thought they sounded good the minute I saw the recipe.

  5. Thanks for the feature Kalyn! I love how simple they are to make :)

  6. Gina, I'm a huge meatball fan so I can't wait to try these!


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