Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice

Meatballs don’t seem like something you’d think to cook in a slow cooker, but they actually work out nicely in this Paleo meatball recipe.

With a rich broth and lots of fresh herbs, these turkey meatballs go nicely with a side of cauliflower rice for an easy, comforting meal. If you liked our Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice recipe, try our Herb Crusted Beef and Offal Meatballs with Braised Greens next time.

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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Cauliflower Rice

Servings 6

Total Time: 8 hours

Cook Time: 8 hours

Nutrition Information

calories 560

carbohydrate 1.8g

protein 68.5g

fat 34.4g

saturated fat 5.9g

cholesterol 272mg

sodium 1257mg

potassium 851mg

sugar 0.8g


Turkey Meatballs

  • 1 large egg(s) beaten
  • 2 pound(s) turkey ground
  • 2/3 cup(s) almond flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 medium garlic clove(s) minced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cilantro fresh. chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) basil fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) arrowroot powder
  • 2 tablespoon(s) water cold
  • 4 cup(s) chicken broth

Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 head(s) cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sea salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper to taste


  1. Make the meatballs by combining the egg, turkey, almond flour, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and herbs. Form into 2 inch meatballs. Put the meatballs in your slow cooker pot.
  2. Whisk the arrowroot and cold water until dissolved, and add that the broth. Pour mixture over the meatballs. Cover, and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. Before serving, make the rice by putting the cauliflower in a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Heat the oil in a large skillet and cook the cauliflower until tender.
  4. Serve the meatballs over the rice.