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Crock Pot Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 372kcal
Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup pork rinds crushed
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasonings
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 ½ pounds ground turkey
  • 8 ounces Fontina cheese cut into 24 pieces or mozzarella

Marinara Sauce

  • 28 ounce crushed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Instructions

Crock Pot Directions

  • In a large bowl whisk the eggs, pork rinds, cheese and seasonings together.
  • Add the ground turkey and mix just until combined.
  • Roll mixture into 24 meatballs.
  • Insert 1 cube of cheese into the center of each meatball. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl stir together the marinara sauce ingredients.
  • Pour enough sauce to cover the bottom of the crock pot.
  • Place meatballs in the crock pot and cover with remaining sauce.
  • Cover and cook on high 3 hours or low 6 hours.

Oven Directions

  • Follow the recipe up until you put the sauce in the crock pot. Instead place half the sauce into a 9 by 13 baking pan. Add all the meatballs and cover with remaining sauce. Bake 30 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink when cut open. 

Notes

Net Carbs: 7g
This recipe was first published in September 2014 and updated with video in January 2019.

Nutrition

Serving: 3meatballs | Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 1014mg | Potassium: 770mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 9.3mg | Calcium: 301mg | Iron: 3.4mg