Slow Cooked Meatballs

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 286.4
  • Total Fat: 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.0 mg
  • Sodium: 605.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 23.1 g

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Some great meatballs and gravy to put over mashed potatoes or noodles. Some great meatballs and gravy to put over mashed potatoes or noodles.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 egg, beaten
    6 Tbsp Italian Breadcrumbs
    1/4 Cup finely chopped onion
    1/4 Cup finely chopped celery
    1 Tbsp fresh parsley
    1/8 tsp black pepper
    1/8 tsp garlic powder
    1 pound lean ground turkey
    2 tsp cooking oil
    1 10.5 ounce can low sodium Cream of Mushroom Soup
    1 Cup Water
    1 Envelope Turkey Gravy (.9 oz)
    1 bay leaf
    1/2 tsp lemon peel
    1/2 tsp thyme
    Mashed Potatoes of Noodles (Calories not included)


In a large bowl combine eggs, bread crumbs, onion, celery, parsley, pepper, garlic powder and mix. Add ground turkey and mix together. Shape mixture into 1.5-2 inch meatballs. Should make about two dozen.
In a large skillet, heat oil and brown meatballs. You can do half at a time. Drain fat and place in slow cooker.
For gravy combine Cream of Mushroom soup, gravy mix, water, lemon peel, thyme. Mix well. Add bay leaf and then pour mixture over meatballs.
Cook on low 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. Remove bay leaf and enjoy!
Makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MFISKE.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds great, I always cook my meatballs in the oven that way you don't have the added fat of frying, little pam and 350 for 10-20 min depending on size. Will save quite a few calories and lots of fat! Can't wait to try - 2/1/09

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  • Very Good
    I liked this. I doubled the amount of gravy by adding a can of cream of chicken soup, water, and another packet of turkey gravy mix. Raises the calories, yes, but my family likes gravy! Very good. - 2/25/09

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  • Good
    Made this tonight. The Meatballs are delicious(5 star), the sauce i found to be just ok, it seemed to be missing something. - 2/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    WoW! These meatballs were fantastic! We put them over rigatone noodles, and it was so good! I'll definately file this away under comfort food! - 2/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    The recipe was fantastic. My only complaint was that there wasn't enough gravy to cover the noodles I served them on. I would double the gravy recipe and do the meatballs the same. They turned out great! Thank you! - 2/6/09

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