Turkey Meatballs in Paprika Tomato Sauce

“A slow cooker recipe from the latest Rachael Ray Magazine. A nice fix it and forget it recipe for a busy weekday. Meatballs come out really tender. Serve over pasta.”
READY IN:
6hrs 30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, celery and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened, 7 minutes. Transfer 1 1/3 cups of the onion mixture to a large bowl; let cool. Reserve the skillet.
  2. Using a food processor, puree the tomatoes and red peppers. Add the puree to the skillet and bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir in the paprika and season with salt and pepper; transfer to a large slow cooker, cover and set to low temperature.
  3. Whisk the bread crumbs, egg, 1/2 teaspooon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into the remaining onion mixture. Mix in the turkey. Form 1 1/2 inch meatballs. Add the meatballs to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 6 hours.

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