Slow Cooker Turkey Swedish Meatballs

Slow Cooker Turkey Swedish Meatballs

  • Makes 75 mini-meatballs
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 3 hr 40 min


  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 Knorr® Chicken flavored Bouillon Cube(s), divided
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 Tbsp. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup lowfat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped flat-leaf parsley (optional)


  1. Spray 6-quart slow cooker with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Microwave milk with 1 Bouillon Cube in small microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 20 seconds; stir until dissolved. Combine ground turkey, onion, milk mixture, bread crumbs and eggs in large bowl; shape into 75 (1-1/2 inch) meatballs.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and brown 25 meatballs, turning gently, about 4 minutes; add to slow cooker. Melt 1 tablespoon Spread and brown 25 meatballs; add to slow cooker. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon Spread and meatballs.
  4. Add water, cranberry sauce and remaining Bouillon Cube to slow cooker. Cook covered on HIGH 3 hours or until meatballs are done.
  5. Combine sour cream with flour with wire whisk. Whisk 1/2 cup liquid from slow cooker into sour cream mixture. Gently stir back into slow cooker; combine well. Cook covered an additional 30 minutes or until thickened. Stir in parsley just before serving.

TIP: Moisten hands lightly with water to keep meatball mixture from sticking to your hands.

Cost per recipe*: $8.65.

Cost per meatball*: $0.12.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 3 mini-meatballs Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 3 mini-meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120
Calories from Fat 50
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Total Carbs 9 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 9 g
Calcium 4 %
Iron 4 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Vitamin A 4 %