Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs are the perfect choice for an easy, delicious dinner! You’ll especially love the sauce.

The holidays are just around the corner! Isn’t it crazy that we are almost to the holiday season?

I feel like school just started, and now we blinked, and the holidays are near. In the midst of that, for most of us, our schedules become quite hectic.

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That means that we need a little help at dinnertime.

In our family, that means the slow cooker is working on overtime, and sometimes it’s multiple slow cookers going at the same time. Does that happen at your house?

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This past week, we whipped up our favorite meatballs, but this time I made them in the slow cooker. These Tangy Turkey Meatballs are one of my favorite ways to enjoy meatballs. The sauce is just perfect paired with the meatballs.

I use this tangy sauce to make a variety of foods including this Gluten-Free Mini Meatloaf. This time though, I decided to use the slow cooker instead. It’s simple to prep the night before too.

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Simply make the meatballs, and then prepare the sauce to pour over the meatballs. Once they are covered, set the slow cooker on 6 hours.

Once they are done, we like to pair them with mashed potatoes and corn for a tasty comfort meal.

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This is one of my go-to dinners for busy weeknights, but it’s also perfect for a Sunday night dinner too. Our weekends are usually pretty packed too, so it’s nice to enjoy a Sunday evening off duty in the kitchen thanks to the slow cooker.

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What are some of your favorite go-to slow cooker recipes? I’d love to hear some of your favorites that we should try too!

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Enjoy these Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs! Then, enjoy a sliced of Pumpkin Pie Cake for dessert. 

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Gluten Free Slow Cooker Tangy Turkey Meatballs Recipe

    6 Servings


For the Meatballs:
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups Certified Gluten Free Oats, quick cooking
  • 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 pounds Ground Turkey
For the Sauce:
  • 2 cups Ketchup
  • 1 1/2 cups Brown Sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder


  1. Combine all the meatball ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, mix well then shape into balls, likely 18-20 meatballs depending on the size.
  2. Spray a 6-quart slow cooker and place the meatballs in the slow cooker, they can be placed close together to fit.
  3. Combine the sauce ingredients in a medium-sized saucepan and bring to boil.
  4. Let boil for 1-2 minutes, then remove from the heat and pour evenly over the meatballs.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  6. Serve with sauce.


Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
Gluten Free
Gluten Free Dinners
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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 6 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 360 minutes
Total Time: 390 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 143
Calories 715

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
  Saturated Fat 4g
Sodium 1689mg
Total Carbohydrate 101g
  Dietary Fiber 4g
  Sugars 74g
Protein 36g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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