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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

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These chicken meatballs are incredibly easy to make and perfect for entertaining. They can be made a day in advance so that all you have to do is heat and serve when the party arrives. 

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Pound ground chicken
  • 1 Cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, divided
  • 1 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon dried Basil
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 Cup plain panko
  • 1 Cup marinara sauce

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Heat theolive oil over medium high heat in a small sauté pan. Sauté the onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté for one additional minute.

Lightly mix together the onion and garlic, ground chicken, ¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs, mozzarella cheese, oregano, basil, parsley, red pepper flakes, egg, and salt in a large bowl.

Using a melon scoop or your hands, roll the chicken mixture into mini meatballs. In a platter or a large bowl add the panko and remaining ¾ cup italian seasoned breadcrumbs and combine well. Roll each meatball into the mixture.

Place the meatballs on a greased baking sheet and bake until the chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes. Place a toothpick in each ball and serve alongside the marinara sauce.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving238
Total Fat12g18%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated4g21%
Cholesterol85mg28%
Protein17g33%
Carbs17g6%
Vitamin A52µg6%
Vitamin B120.5µg8.7%
Vitamin B60.4mg20.5%
Vitamin C2mg3%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E1mg7%
Vitamin K12µg15%
Calcium136mg14%
Fiber2g7%
Folate (food)15µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)34µg8%
Folic acid11µgN/A
Iron2mg10%
Magnesium30mg7%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)5mg27%
Phosphorus209mg30%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium471mg13%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg16.7%
Sodium386mg16%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg14.1%
Zinc2mg10%