Italian Chicken Meatballs

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Italian Chicken Meatballs

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
25min
Total

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    Description

    These Italian chicken meatballs go perfectly with al dente spaghetti and red sauce.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    1 (1-lbs.) pkg. 93%-lean ground chicken
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee Italian bread crumbs
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee grated Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish, if desired
    ¼ c. green onions, finely chopped
    1 Hy-Vee large egg, beaten
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee Italian seasoning
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper
    ⅛ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    1 (17.6-oz.) jar Gustare Vita tomato pasta sauce
    5 c. Hy-Vee spaghetti, cooked; hot
    Fresh basil, for garnish, if desired

    Things To Grab

    • Large rimmed baking sheet
    • Large bowl

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking pan with foil; lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray, set aside.

    2. Gently combine ground chicken, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, green onions, egg, Italian seasoning, pepper, and salt. Shape mixture into balls with 1-1/4-inch scoop or moistened hands. 

    3. Place meatballs on prepared baking sheet about 1-inch apart. Bake for 4 to 8 minutes, turning once halfway through until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Drain on paper towels.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      To cook meatballs in a skillet, spray a large nonstick skillet with Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray. Working in batches, cook meatballs in skillet over medium heat for 4 to 8 minutes, turning often. Drain on paper towels.
      Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine
    4. For sauce: Heat pasta sauce in saucepan. Serve sauce over meatbllas and cooked spaghetti. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese and fresh basil, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    540 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 17g
    • Cholesterol: 95mg
    • Sodium: 660mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 58g
    • Protein: 35g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 6%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 8%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine November 2021