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Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

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Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 323kcal

Ingredients

Tomato Sauce:

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Hunt’s Basil Garlic Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) can Hunt’s Tomato Sauce with Basil Garlic and Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Meatballs:

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup Italian style bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until tender. Add garlic and sauté for 1 additional minute.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt and pepper to the skillet. Stir until combined, cover and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • While sauce is simmering, combine all meatball ingredients in a large bowl until fully incorporated. Form mixture into 30 1-inch meatballs (approximately 0.9 ounces) each. Gently place meatballs in the tomato sauce and simmer, uncovered, over low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Turn meatballs over using a spoon or tongs and let simmer an additional 10 minutes or until cooked through. Serve over pasta, on a bun, etc. as desired (log separately).

Notes

MFP: MFF Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
September 2021

Nutrition

Serving: 9ounces | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.1g | Protein: 25.1g | Fat: 17.6g
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