Chicken Meatballs with Red Sauce and Spaghetti

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


Here is a healthy and delicious version of spaghetti & meatballs!


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25 Min


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3 lbs. of boneless chicken breast
1 cup chick peas
1 cup italian parsley
2 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. turmeric
¾ cup corn meal
vegetable oil

How to Make Chicken Meatballs with Red Sauce and Spaghetti


  • 1Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

    Place in a food processor the chick peas, parsley, garlic and seasonings and process.

    Cut chicken breast into cubes and place in the food processor; do not over process the chicken. Place the ground chicken in a large bowl.

    Add the olive oil and mix the chicken.

    Place the corn meal in a shallow bowl. Form the chicken into desired sized balls and roll in the corn meal. Place the chicken balls in a baking dish and drizzle with the vegetable oil.

    For one inch chicken balls bake 20 – 25 minutes.

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About Chicken Meatballs with Red Sauce and Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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