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SLOW COOKER MOZZARELLA MEATBALLS RECIPE

Yummy mozzarella meatballs cooked in the slow cooker
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Easy Meatballs, mozzarella meatballs, Slow Cooker Meatballs
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 321kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • ½ cup italian style breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 1 (16oz) jar pasta sauce
  • whole wheat or zucchini noodles cooked

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to high broil.
  • In a bowl, whisk together milk and eggs.
  • Stir in turkey, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix until well combined.
  • Cut cheese sticks into 7 pieces.
  • Roll turkey into 1 inch balls around one piece of cheese and place on a greased cookie sheet. This should make about 20 meatballs.
  • Broil on high for 5-7 minutes or until the outside of the meatballs are golden brown.
  • Transfer to a slow cooker and pour jar of spaghetti sauce on top.
  • Cook on low for 3-4 hours or until meat has cooked through.
  • Serve on top of your favorite whole wheat noodles or zucchini noodles.

Notes

*nutritional information does not include the noodles.

Nutrition

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 239mg | Sodium: 1076mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2mg