Italian Flavored Chicken Meatballs

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Angela S.: "I used ground chicken from the market to make my…" Read More
12Ingredients
210Calories
45Minutes

If you love traditional Italian food, you will obsess over this Italian Flavored Chicken Meatballs recipe. This Italian dish has been cooked by chefs for years and years. The blend of Mushrooms with this traditional sauce and pasta make for a different way to prepare this dish and seperate this recipe from others. Try our Italian Flavored Chicken Meatballs today and let us know what you think. We are confident you will love it!

Ingredients

  • 500 grams minced chicken (or chicken fillets to chop)
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons tomato tapenade
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jar basil (flavoured tomato sauce)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • basil
  • 1 zucchini (small cubes)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 bag mozzarella balls

Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix the ground chicken, eggs, Parmesan cheese, and tomato tapenade with a fork. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Make small balls with a 2 centimeter diameter.
  3. Saute chicken balls in a hot pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil until brown.
  4. Cover the pan, and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.
  5. In a saucepan, heat tomato sauce and diced tomatoes.
  6. Add basil and zucchini, salt, and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes, zucchini should be crunchy.
  7. Pour the sauce over the meatballs, and stir.
  8. Just before serving, remove from heat, and add the mozzarella balls.
  9. Serve with polenta or pasta.
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NutritionView more

210Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat22%DV14g
Protein35%DV18g
Carbs1%DV4g
Fiber4%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories210Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat14g22%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol145mg48%
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium680mg19%
Protein18g35%
Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate4g1%
Dietary Fiber<1g4%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Angela S. 3 Jul 2015
I used ground chicken from the market to make my meatballs. They were so good, and it was challenging to find any difference between these and ones made with beef. I chose to bake mine in the oven on parchment paper, rolling and watching them closely until they were done.