Chicken Meatballs

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CategoryAppetizers & Sides, Chicken, SHAPE Certified

Ingredients

  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce, divided no sugar added
  • 3 Tbsp Italian parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1 pinch red pepper
  • 1 pinch black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and place a rack in the upper third of your oven.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook onion and garlic until the onion is translucent.
  • Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  • Combine onion mixture, ground chicken, egg yolk, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, parsley and spices in a large bowl.
  • Form meatballs by taking 1 tablespoon of the meat mixture and rolling into a ball.
  • Place the formed meatballs into a large baking dish about one inch apart.
  • Top meatballs with remaining tomato sauce.
  • Bake 15 minutes.

Notes

1 serving = 4 oz protein
These meatballs can be served as an appetizer or atop zucchini noodles with homemade tomato sauce.