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Chicken Meatball Appetizers
Serves 48
These Italian-spiced meatballs are perfect served with marinara sauce at a cocktail party, or added to tomato sauce for spaghetti and meatballs.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
40 min
53 calories
2 g
21 g
3 g
4 g
1 g
20 g
99 g
0 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
20g
Servings
48
Amount Per Serving
Calories 53
Calories from Fat 29
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
7%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 21mg
7%
Sodium 99mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates 2g
1%
Dietary Fiber 0g
1%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
5%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb 450 g ground chicken
  2. 2 egg(s), large, beaten
  3. 1 cup 250 mL seasoned breadcrumbs
  4. 2 Tbsp 30 mL Romano cheese, grated
  5. 2 Tbsp 30 mL parsley, fresh, minced
  6. 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp 15 mL + 5 mL basil, fresh, minced
  7. 2 tsp 10 mL oregano, dried
  8. 2 cloves 2 cloves garlic, minced
  9. 1/4 tsp 1.25 mL pepper
  10. 1/2 lb 225 g Provolone cheese, cut into 48 small cubes
  11. 2 Tbsp 30 mL olive oil
Instructions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2. In bowl, combine ground chicken, eggs,1/2 cup (125 mL) of bread crumbs, romano cheese, parsley, basil, oregano, garlic and pepper.
  3. 3 Form 48 meatballs from this mixture.
  4. 4. Insert one of the small cubes of Provolone cheese into each meatball and then reshape ground chicken to cover cheese.
  5. 5. Grease baking sheet with the 2 Tbsp of oil.
  6. 6. Place remaining bread crumbs in bowl. Coat each meatball with bread crumbs and place on baking sheet.
  7. 7. Bake in oven until the meatballs are fully cooked, about 40 minutes. Meatballs should reach an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C). Remove from tray and serve with your favourite tomato sauce.
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calories
53
fat
3g
protein
4g
carbs
2g
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