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Chicken Meatballs

You won't even miss pasta when you try how good these meatballs are.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 12 servings


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese plus extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup Whole heat breadcrumbs
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder or 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 12 slices mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Line a cookie sheet with aluminium foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  • Combine the ground chicken, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, eggs, salt, pepper and spices in a bowl. Use your hands to combine well.
  • Form 12 meatballs from mixture. They should be slightly bigger than a golf ball.
  • In a separate bowl, combine 1/2 cup marinara sauce and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Mix well. Add 1 tsp marinara sauce mixtures to the top of each meatball. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Add 1 tbsp marinara sauce to the top of each meatball and sprinkle with more parmesan cheese. Add one slice of mozzarella cheese.
  • Place back in the oven for 5-7 minutes, until cheese melts and starts to get golden brown.
Keyword chicken, meatballs