Slow Cooker Sopa de Albondigas

Prep Time:
45 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
45 mins
8 cups


  • ½ recipe Turkey-Pork Meatballs

  • 2 tablespoon finely snipped dried cranberries

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • 1 32 ounce box reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 16 ounce jar peach, pineapple, or mango salsa

  • ½ 16 ounce pkg. frozen whole kernel corn (1 1/2 cups), thawed

  • ¼ cup finely crushed tortilla chips

  • ¼ cup small pasta (such as pastine, ditalini, orzo, small penne, or elbow macaroni)

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

  • Shredded cheddar cheese, sliced green onions, and/or tortilla chips (optional)

Turkey-Pork Meatballs

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup fine dry bread crumbs

  • ½ cup finely chopped onion

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 ¼ pound uncooked ground turkey

  • 12 ounce ground pork


  1. Prepare Turkey-Pork Meatballs as directed, except stir dried cranberries, garlic, and oregano into milk mixture. Shape and bake meatballs as directed. Cool completely and freeze or use immediately.

  2. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine meatballs and next four ingredients (through 1/4 cup tortilla chips).

  3. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or on high for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  4. If using low, turn cooker to high. Stir in pasta; cover and cook 30 minutes more or until tender. Stir in 1/4 cup green onions before serving. If desired, top servings with cheese, green onions, and/or tortilla chips.

Turkey-Pork Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat two 15x10-inch baking pans with nonstick cooking spray. In a large bowl beat eggs with a fork. Stir in next five ingredients (through pepper). Add ground turkey, and pork, mix well. Shape mixture into 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in prepared pans. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through (160°F). Drain off fat

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

328 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 963mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 2.4mg 13%
Potassium 458mg 10%
Folate, total 49.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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