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Porcupine Meatballs with Marinara

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Cook Time: 3-5 hours
  • Total Time: 15 minute
  • Yield: 5 servings 1x


  • 1 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 (24 oz) can marinara sauce


  1. Combine meat, garlic, salt, pepper, rice, bread crumbs, milk and tomato paste in a bowl.
  2. Shape into meatballs with an ice cream scoop. Place in the bottom of a slow cooker, in a single layer.
  3. Pour marinara sauce over the top of the meatballs.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW 3-5 hours.


Ideal slow cooker size:  6 quart