Chicken, Apple, Cheddar Crockpot Meatballs

You won’t believe how delicious these are. They’re good hot out of the crock. They’re good cold the next morning. They’re just good. I will be making more of these this week because I know the current batch won’t make it through to Friday.

Chicken, Apple, Cheddar Crockpot Meatballs
adapted from the original here

2 pounds extra lean ground chicken breast
1 egg
1 tsp kosher salt
1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp onion powder
1 large or 1 1/2 medium green apples, peeled and shredded
1 cup shredded fat free cheddar cheese

In a large mixing bowl, hand mix the ground chicken with the rest of the ingredients.

Form meatballs (I make eight meatballs per pound of ground meat, making each serving 4 ounces / 2 meatballs), and drop them into your crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours, or on low for 5-9—the cooking time will depend on how many meatballs are in the crock, and the size of your machine. The more full it is, the longer it will take to cook. Mine went 4 1/2 hours.

Makes 8 servings, each:

138 calories
1 g fat
4 g carbs
28 g protein

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