Turkey Meatballs in Cranberry-Barbecue Sauce Slow Cooker Recipe

Prep Time
< 30 minutes
Cook Time
3+ hours
  • 1 can (16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  1. Combine cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce in your Crockpot slow cooker. Cover; cook on HIGH 20 to 30 minutes or until cranberry sauce melts and mixture is heated through.
  2. Meanwhile, place egg white in large bowl; beat lightly. Add turkey, green onion, orange peel, soy sauce, black pepper, and ground red pepper, if desired; mix until well blended. Shape into 24 meatballs.
  3. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Add meatballs; cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until meatballs are browned. Add to slow cooker; stir gently to coat.
  4. Set slow cooker to LOW. Cover; cook on LOW 3 hours.
  5. Serve while hot and enjoy!
Slow Cooker