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5 from 2 votes

Chicken Parm Meatballs with Pine Nuts

Rich and flavorsome, these chicken meatballs will please just about everyone
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken meatball recipe, chicken parm meatballs, chicken parm recipe, pine nuts
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground chicken
  • 1/2 onion diced fine
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1 egg whisked
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a large mixing bowl mix all the ingredients – except for the last olive oil, and mix well.
  • With a small scoop, make 24 meatballs and roll with your hands, arrange them on a foil lined cookie sheet pan.
  • Using a brush coat each meatball with the olive oil.
  • Bake on the top rack for 18 mins.
  • When ready, remove meatballs from oven and serve dropped in Pesto Alfredo sauce and gnocchi.

Nutrition

Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 500mg | Potassium: 1038mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 3.2mg