Slow Cooker Turkey Meatball Subs

Author: Canadian Living

Hearty subs are a satisfying supper or lunch. On their own, the saucy meatballs are also delicious over pasta, rice or mashed potatoes.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can ground tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 submarine buns
  • 1 sweet green pepper finely diced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Meatballs:
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup grated onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey

Method

Meatballs: In bowl, beat egg; mix in onion, garlic, bread crumbs, cheese, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; mix in turkey. Shape into 16 balls. Bake on greased baking sheet in 400°F (200°C) oven until firm, 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.

Meanwhile, in skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, basil, oregano, salt and pepper until onion is softened, 5 minutes. Add to slow cooker along with tomatoes.

Cover and cook on low until bubbly, about 4 hours.

Stir in parsley. Divide meatballs among buns; spoon sauce over meatballs. Sprinkle with green pepper and cheese.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1323 mg
  • Protein 41 g
  • Calories 684.0
  • Total fat 25 g
  • Cholesterol 133 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 75 g

%RDI

  • Iron 59.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 65.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 44.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 21.0
  • Vitamin C 82.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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