Slow Cooker Turkey Sausage Meatballs


These slow cooker turkey sausage meatballs are tasty and easy to make.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins
12 servings


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped, divided

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 ¾ teaspoons salt, divided

  • 2 pounds turkey sausage, casings removed and crumbled

  • 1 ¼ pounds lean ground turkey

  • 1 ¼ cups plain dry bread crumbs

  • ¾ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 large eggs

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 of the garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Scrape into the bottom of a slow cooker and stir in tomatoes, oregano, and 3/4 teaspoon salt.

  2. Combine remaining garlic, remaining salt, turkey sausage, ground turkey, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, eggs, and parsley in a large bowl. Blend using your hands and form into 2-inch balls. Place into the slow cooker. Spoon tomato mixture over meatballs.

  3. Cover and cook on Low until no longer pink in the center, 4 to 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
17g Fat
19g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 1175mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 14mg 70%
Calcium 138mg 11%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 527mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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