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Mozzarella-Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

Mozzarella-Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

Sometimes you are thinking of something new that will spice up your classic meal, something easier and healthier, This Mozzarella-Stuffed Chicken Meatballs is something special. If you think that your classic meatballs are just for your favorite spaghetti, think again! This keto friendly recipe are combination of your favorite classic meatballs with a twist, stuffed with mozzarella cheese that is lower in sodium and calories compared to other cheeses. Ingredients:
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 448 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Sauce:
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium onion grated
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Meatballs:
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs Unseasoned regular breadcrumbs would work just fine.
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cut into roughly 1/2-inch cubes
  • 16 ounces spaghetti cooked, for serving

Instructions
 

  • In a pot combine all ingredients tomatoes, onion, wine, tomato paste, garlic, basil, oregano, and salt. In a medium bowl combine chicken, egg, Parmesan, breadcrumbs, basil, oregano, garlic powder, and salt ( do not over mix it can make the meat tough) scoop out 1 tablespoon of meat mixture form into a disk, put mozzarella in the center and wrapped with the meat, repeat with remaining meat and cheese, place the meatballs into the pan bring into a boil, cover and cook on medium heat, cook pasta according to the direction, serve meatballs over pasta.

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Make your meat balls pasta more exciting!
Surprise your loved ones with these Mozzarella-stuffed Chicken meatballs, stuffed with mozzarella cheese and wrapped with flavorful taste of herbs and spices!