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Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs

Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs
  • Meal

    Main Dish

  • Cusine

    Italian

Ingredients

20 oz 1.3 lb ground turkey breast 93% lean

1/4 cup whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs

1/4 cup Reggiano Parmigiano cheese

1/4 cup parsley

1 egg

1 large clove garlic

1 tsp kosher salt

1 tsp olive oil

4 cloves garlic

28 oz can crushed tomatoes

1 bay leaf

salt and fresh pepper to taste

1/4 cup fresh chopped basil or parsley

Directions

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, breadcrumbs, egg, parsley, garlic and cheese. Using clean hands, mix all the ingredients and form small meatballs, about 1/8th cup each. In a small saute pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until golden, being careful not to burn. Pour crushed tomatoes into the crock pot with bay leaf. Add garlic and oil. Drop meatballs into the sauce, cover and set crock pot to low, 4 to 6 hours. When meatballs are ready, adjust salt and pepper to taste and add fresh chopped basil or parsley. Serve with ricotta, over pasta or enjoy with French bread. .