Slow Cooker Paleo Meatballs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 6 h 12
Slow Cooker Paleo Meatballs
Health Highlights


454 gm Ground turkey, lean
454 gm Turkey sausage, lean (ground or in casing)
1 tsp, ground Basil, dried
1/2 tsp Rosemary, dried
1/2 tsp, ground Thyme, dried
1/2 tsp Onion powder
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
1 medium Egg (beaten)
1 can(24oz) Crushed tomatoes canned
1/2 large White onion (quartered)
2 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
2 tbsp Red wine vinegar


  1. Begin by heating a large skillet to medium-high.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together both ground turkey and sausage until well blended.
  3. In a separate small bowl, mix together basil, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and almond meal. Add mixture to the meat.
  4. With your hands, mix together the spices and meat until well incorporated. Add in beaten egg and continue to mix well.
  5. Form meat mixture into large meatballs (about 1.5-2 inches in diameter).
  6. Grease a skillet, heat on medium-high, and add meatballs. Cook each meatball for about 1 minute per side until the meat is browned (but not cooked through). Add meatballs to the slow cooker.
  7. Top meatballs with tomatoes, onion, garlic, and vinegar.
  8. Cook on LOW for 5-6 hours.
  9. Serve plain with fresh basil, or with spaghetti squash.


Nutrition Highlights

  • Turkey is an excellent source of lean protein and is rich in potassium and zinc!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 179
Calories from fat 100
Calories from saturated fat 22.1
Total Fat 11.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 638 mg
Potassium 389 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 14.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.9
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.5

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