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Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs


Serves: 8

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 3 to 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

This is a delicious low calorie version make with ground turkey and turkey sausage.

Ingredients

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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