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Slow-Cooker Cajun Turkey Meatballs and Grits
Slow-Cooker Cajun Turkey Meatballs and Grits

Slow-Cooker Cajun Turkey Meatballs and Grits

6 Hr(s) 25 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
6 Hr(s) Cook
Cook up something delicious that will be ready in time for dinner with minimal effort with the Slow-Cooker Cajun Turkey Meatballs and Grits from My Food and Family. You can add ingredients to the slow-cooker in the morning and come home to delicious meatballs and grits.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1-1/2 lb. ground turkey
3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten
1 cup each chopped celery, green peppers and onions, divided
5 tsp. Cajun seasoning, divided
1 can (15 oz.) crushed tomatoes
1-1/2 cups quick-cooking grits, uncooked
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Let's Make It
1
Place turkey and bread crumbs in large bowl. Add egg; 1/2 cup each celery, peppers and onions; 2 Tbsp. 57 Sauce; and 2 tsp. Cajun seasoning; mix just until blended.
2
Shape into 30 (1-inch) balls; place in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray.
3
Combine tomatoes with remaining celery, peppers, onions and Cajun seasoning; pour over meatballs. .
4
Cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours (or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours). About 15 min. before meatballs are done, cook grits as directed on package, omitting salt.
5
Use slotted spoon to transfer meatballs from slow cooker to bowl; cover to keep warm. Stir remaining 57 Sauce into sauce remaining in slow cooker.
6
Add cheese to grits; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until melted. Serve topped with meatballs and sauce.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Sprinkle with 2 sliced green onions before serving.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
For added color and texture, serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Nutrition
Calories
570
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 7g
35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 110mg
37%
Sodium 1100mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates 78g
28%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 32g
64%
Protein 28g
56%
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
30%
Calcium
4%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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