My Chicken Parmesan Meatball Recipe

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 8
My Chicken Parmesan Meatball Recipe
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1/2 tsp Black pepper (or to taste)
1/2 cup Bread crumbs, plain
567 gm Chicken, ground, lean
1 medium egg Egg (whisked)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
3 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tbsp Parsley, dried
1/2 tsp Salt (or to taste)
1 cup Tomato sauce, canned
1/2 medium Yellow onion (chopped into small pieces)


Toss all of your ingredients into a large bowl (except for tomato sauce, olive oil and 4 tbsp parmesan) and using your hands mix until combined. 

Roll mixture into ping-pong-ball-sized meatballs. In separate bowl, mix tomato sauce and oil.

Brush each meatball with tomato sauce topping.

Sprinkle Parmesan cheese onto each meatball and bake for 15 minutes in the top third of a pre-heated 400F oven.

Serve with more sauce over pasta with crusty bread!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 268
Calories from fat 151
Calories from saturated fat 51
Total Fat 16.8 g
Saturated Fat 5.7 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.6 g
Cholesterol 107 mg
Sodium 624 mg
Potassium 185 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
Sugars 2.3 g
Protein 21.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.2
Meat 0.8
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources