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17 Day Diet Ground Chicken Meatballs recipe
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Ingredients Needed

  1. Ground Chicken Breast (4.0 oz)
  2. Garlic (1.0 clove)
  3. Fat Free Parmesan Cheese Topping (1.0 tbsp)
  4. Italian Seasoning (1.0 tsp)
  5. Whole Basil Leaves (0.25 tsp)
  6. Egg (1.0)
  7. Salt (1.0 dash)
  8. Black Pepper (1.0 dash)
  9. Italian Style Stewed Tomatoes (0.5 cup)
  10. Olive Oil (1.0 tsp)
  11. Whole Basil Leaves (0.25 tsp)
  12. Hot Pepper Flakes (1.0 dash)

Instructions

Here’s a ready-in-a-snap meal for share. Tangy chicken balls and sumptuous tomato sauce, makes for a good weekend meal!

  • Mix together ground chicken, garlic, cheese, Italian spices, basil leaves, egg, salt, and pepper.
  • Shape mixture into 8 balls.
  • Spray baking sheet with olive oil spray and bake in 350 degrees oven for 20 minutes.
  • Sauté garlic in olive oil with tomatoes and basil for 15 minutes.
  • Add the chicken balls in the mixture and cook for another 20 minutes.
  • Tips: Ground meat should be handled properly before cooking. Bacteria rapidly develops when it is not properly stored and stocked for a long period of time.

    To extend the life span and flavor of the ground meat, add onions on the meat. Most chef do this thing.

    To make the meat juicier, add a little bit of water or milk and raw onion on the meat.

    When making your homemade ground meat, make sure to use the best quality additive free, organic product.

    When done with the homemade ground chicken meat, store it in a cool dry place, in a tightly-sealed container. Its best to re-cap after getting the necessary amount and refrigerate right away.

    Adding potato flour on ground meat will keep the meat from sticking to each other.

    Ground chicken meat is said to be thoroughly cooked if it was cooked 12-15 minutes.

    Do not overcooked ground chicken meat because it will make the chicken tough and dry.

    Wash with soap and hot water the utensils used before and after the raw chicken may have come in contact with. This is to prevent bacteria from developing on the utensils.

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Nutritional Information for 1 Serving

  • Calories

    130.5

  • Fat

    3.2g

  • Carbs

    5.5g

  • Protein

    15.1g