Tomato Basil Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs
Tomato Basil Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 7 hr
  • total: 7 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    We love these crock pot meatballs. They are made with lean ground chicken, parmesan cheese, parsley, and oregano, and then cooked in a simple garlic and basil tomato sauce. Be sure to look at the notes section below for our tips on making them in advance! Serve these with pasta, spiralized noodles, vegetables, bread, or as an appetizer.

    Ingredients

    • 2 (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 1 medium onion, split in half
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced (about 1 1/2 tablespoons)
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 1 large stem fresh basil sprig
    • Salt, to taste
    • 1 pound ground chicken, see notes
    • 1/3 cup (25 grams) panko bread crumbs
    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, finely grated (about 1/3 cup)
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
    • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 317 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 25%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.91%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 69 mg 23.14%
    • Sodium: 691 mg 28.8%
    • Calcium: 183 mg 18.27%
    • Potassium: 199 mg 5.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.65%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 12.36%
    • Vitamin C 15.28%
    • Vitamin D 1.99%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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