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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Sauce


  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon Italian-style salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 1/4 cups Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans Italian-style diced tomatoes
  • 1 (26 ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil


  1. Saute onion and Italian dressing in a small saute pan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  2. Combine turkey, bread crumbs, garlic, sauteed onions, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix well.
  3. Combine diced tomatoes and marinara in a second bowl; set aside.
  4. Form 1/2 of the turkey mixture into 1 1/2-inch meatballs and layer them in the bottom of a slow cooker. Pour 1/2 of the tomato mixture over the meatballs. Form the remaining turkey mixture into meatballs and layer with remaining tomato mixture.
  5. Cover and cook until no longer pink in the centers, about 4 hours on High, or 8 hours on Low.


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