Chicken Margherita Meatballs

1
Melissa Turner

By
@Mlturner908

A nice healthy dish packed with flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CHICKEN MEATBALLS

  • 1 lb
    ground chicken
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 clove
    minced galic
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1/3 c
    italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    parsley, finely chopped
  • GLAZE FOR MEATBALLS

  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar
  • FRESH BRUSCHETTA

  • 6
    roma tomatoes
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 1/4 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 lb
    cooked thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta

How to Make Chicken Margherita Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, combine egg, parsley, tomato paste, garlic, milk, salt and pepper. Mix well with a wire whisk, making sure the tomato paste is completely dissolved. Add ground chicken, grated cheese and breadcrumbs. Use your hand to mix ingredients together. Mixture will be somewhat wet. Form medium size balls and place onto ungreased baking sheet or very large baking dish. Make the glaze by combining all the ingredients in a small bowl, then brush over meatballs. Bake for about 30 minutes or a little longer if needed.
  2. While meatballs are baking prepare Bruschetta. Whisk together chopped garlic, vinegar, salt, pepper, and basil.When combined slowly drizzle in oil.Add tomatoes and let sit for 20 minutes at room temp.
  3. Cook pasta al dente. Toss pasta with your Bruschetta, add meatballs and garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken Margherita Meatballs

Course/Dish: Chicken Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Healthy



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Chili Recipes That Are Super Tasty

Chili Recipes That Are Super Tasty


Weekends these days are for football (fingers crossed) and chili. Fall might be my favorite season. Nothing makes me happier than curling up on the couch with a big bowl of tasty chili on a crisp day. “This chili has the makings of a champion, but it’s so simple,” says Martha Ray Deen (Charlotte, NC) […]

Terrific Dishes That Are Made With American Cheese

Terrific Dishes That Are Made With American Cheese


American cheese on a burger is classic. Grilled cheese achieves its optimal gooeyness when American cheese is added. It may not be the fanciest of cheeses (technically it’s pasteurized process American cheese), but many many terrific dishes are made with American cheese. Next time you’re at the deli counter, pick up a pound of sliced […]

18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels

18 Recipes To Use up That Bag of Pretzels


Wondering what to do with that bag of pretzels you impulsively purchased? We have the answer! From yummy homemade snack mixes to no-bake desserts to pretzel crusted chicken, you’re going to love these tasty recipes. Pretzels are a crunchy, slightly salty, and delicious addition to a variety of recipes, so let’s get cooking.