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Salisbury Steak Meatballs Recipe

Looking for a delicious dinner with a healthy twist? These easy meatballs are just what you need. They have ground turkey and oats added to the ingredients. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time6 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Meatball recipe, Easy Meatballs, meatballs, Slow Cooker Meatballs
Servings: 6
Calories: 242kcal


  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Instant Pot


  • 8 ounces fresh sliced mushrooms 1 package, divided
  • ½ pound ground beef
  • ½ pound ground turkey
  • ¾ cup onion diced and divided
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste divided
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup oatmeal ground in blender
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 14 ounces low sodium beef broth 1 can, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 20 ounces frozen mashed cauliflower 1 package
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley chopped, optional garnish


  • Place 1/2 cup diced mushrooms in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the ground beef, ground turkey, 1/2 cup diced onion, 2 Tablespoons tomato paste, egg, ground oatmeal, salt, pepper and 1/4 cup beef broth.
  • Mix together well and form into 1 1/2 inch meatballs; set aside.
  • In another bowl combine flour, remaining beef broth, remaining 1/4 cup onion, tomato paste, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat and brown the outside of the meatballs.
  • Place meatballs in the slow cooker sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place remaining sliced mushrooms over top.
  • Pour sauce over all.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Serve over mashed cauliflower and sprinkle with fresh parsley, if desired.


These meatballs can definitely be made in the Instant Pot. We made them in the slow cooker, but you can adapt slow cooker recipes to the instant pot.


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 938mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 3mg