With just three ingredients, Slow Cooker Mango Turkey Meatballs will cook up in your slow cooker for a delightfully saucy appetizer or make it a main dish and serve over rice or noodles! Frozen meatballs, mango salsa and barbecue sauce simmer together for an easy crockpot recipe! Sprinkle with chopped parsley for that special finishing touch!
Slow Cooker Saucy Meatballs Recipe
Looking for an appetizer for game day or your holiday gathering? Or maybe you just want dinner ready when you get home in the evening? Either way, our barbecue turkey meatballs recipe fits the bill.
Just place frozen meatballs in a crockpot with barbecue sauce and mango salsa and relax while they cook themselves and make a delightful sauce in your slow cooker. Sweet, saucy and tangy, these meatballs will be everyone’s favorite!
And they are so versatile that you can serve our saucy meatballs as an appetizer that you just pop in your mouth or as a main dish for dinner or at your Super Bowl party!
Slow cooker bbq turkey meatballs are guaranteed to be on your menu time and time again!
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How to serve mini meatballs as a main dish
To make this recipe as a main dish for dinner, simply cook up pasta, cauliflower rice, quinoa, noodles or brown rice and top with 6 mini meatballs and sauce per serving!
To serve as a main dish at a party, keep the meatballs warm in your slow cooker. Offer pasta, cauliflower rice, quinoa or brown rice on the side and let your guests fill their bowls!
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- frozen bite size turkey meatballs
- mango salsa
- barbecue sauce
- parsley, optional
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- 2 pkgs. (12 oz. each) frozen bite size turkey meatballs
- 1 jar (16 oz.) mango salsa , such as Newman’s Own
- 3/4 cup Sweet ‘N Spicy barbecue sauce , such as Sweet Baby Ray’s brand or your favorite barbecue sauce
- 2 Tbs. chopped parsley , optional
Place turkey meatballs in slow cooker.
In bowl combine salsa and barbecue sauce until blended. Pour over meatballs.
Cook 4 hours on low.
Serve in slow cooker or transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle with chopped parsley, if desired.
Makes 16 appetizer servings/ 3 meatballs per serving
* For a main dish, serve with hot cooked quinoa, cauliflower rice, brown rice, noodles or pasta.
Makes 8 main dish servings/6 meatballs per serving.