Baked Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Chicken Meatballs recipe? Learn how to make Baked Chicken Meatballs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by njtaylor2001

Makes 6 servings



From smittenkitchen.com. Great meatballs to serve with a basic tomato sauce or make them small for a party.

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Chicken Meatballs

1 cup bread (use a sturdy bread), torn into pieces, soaked in 1/3 cup skim milk
3 ounces sliced pancetta, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove (small), minced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large egg
1 pound ground chicken
3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoon tomato paste, divided

Recipe Directions for Baked Chicken Meatballs

  1. Soak bread in milk in a small bowl until softened, about 4 minutes.

  2. Cook pancetta, onion, and garlic in 1 tablespoon oil with 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat until onion is softened, about 6 minutes. Cool slightly.

  3. Squeeze bread to remove excess milk, then discard milk. Lightly beat egg in a large bowl, then combine with chicken, pancetta mixture, bread, and parsley. Form 12 meatballs and arrange in another 4-sided sheet pan.

  4. Stir together tomato paste and remaining tablespoon oil and brush over meatballs, then bake in upper third of oven until meatballs are just cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 125.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
278
Calories from Fat
134
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.9g
23%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
118mg
39%
Sodium
451mg
19%
Potassium
364mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
5.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
29.1g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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