Crock-Pot Chicken Meatball & Kale Soup

Here is a delicious recipe sent to us by reader Phaedra Valente who blogs over at Recipes By Phaedra (check her out guys…yummy!). This is a  warm, healthy and nutritious soup made with low-fat ground chicken, turned into yummy meatballs and then the soup is combined with kale and mushrooms and is packed with vitamin K and beta carotene and even some bonus calcium!

Whip this recipe up when you are looking for something on the healthier side.

Crock-Pot Chicken Meatball & Kale Soup

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 7 hours

Total Time: 7 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: 10

Crock-Pot Chicken Meatball & Kale Soup


For The Meatballs
2 Lbs. Ground Chicken Breast
½ Cup Bread Crumbs
1 Egg
½ Cup Parmesan Cheese
½ Cup Cooked Spinach, Drained Completely
2 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
For The Soup
2 Heads Flowering Kale, Washed and Chopped
1 Package Crimini Mushrooms, Chopped
2 Carrots, Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic
8 Cups Chicken Stock, Homemade or Carton (no sodium added)
1 Tablespoon Thyme
1 Teaspoon Sea Salt


  1. Prep the vegetables and put them in a crock-pot.
  2. For the meatballs in a large mixing bowl, add the ground chicken, bread crumbs, egg, cheese, spinach and garlic.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Roll out about 1 to 1 ½ inch meatballs and place in the crock-pot.
  5. Pour the chicken stock over the veggies and meatballs.
  6. Add the thyme and sea salt.
  7. Set to high for 7 hours.

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  1. […] Last month in May we had a few less than usual submitted recipes but keep them coming as we are inspired by all that you are cooking up in your slow cookers! Our winner for May’s giveaway is Phaedra Valente for her recipe for Crock-Pot Chicken Meatball and Kale Soup. […]

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