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Florida Orange Juice Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

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Total Time: 2 hours
Need an easy, kid-friendly dinner idea? This flavorful recipe using Florida Orange Juice can be the centerpiece for any meal.


2 cups Florida Orange Juice 1 Florida Orange, peeled and diced 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1 cup whole rolled oats 1 egg, beaten 1 ½ tsp. Italian seasoning 2 ½ tsp. coarse salt, divided 1 ½ tsp. ground black pepper, divided 6 tbsp. rice wine vinegar ½ cup tomato paste 4 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. black pepper Fresh herbs for garnish Butter noodles Parmesan cheese
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1. In a large bowl, combine turkey, oats, Florida Orange Juice, egg, Italian seasoning, ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. Mix well.
2. Roll mixture into walnut-sized balls, making approximately 28 meatballs. Place meatballs onto a prepared baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
3. Whisk together Florida Orange Juice, vinegar, tomato paste, cornstarch, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon pepper.
4. Line the bottom of your slow cooker with meatballs, drizzle with Florida Orange Juice sauce, then repeat. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours, gently stirring after one hour.
5. When done, serve meatballs on toothpicks garnished with fresh herbs, if desired. Keep warm until ready to serve.
Fun Tip: Add meatballs to pasta, make them into a sandwich or serve as an appetizer.