Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

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Raquel Teixeira 81

"I have abandoned fatty ground beef in favor of healthier options such as ground chicken and turkey. I can ensure with the perfect additions, these will not be bland nor dry - you will not be missing the beef here."

Ingredients

40 m servings 237 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 26.3 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 139 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 687 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray with cooking spray.
  2. Combine the chicken, eggs, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, vegetable oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; mix well. Form mixture into 20 meatballs; place on prepared pan.
  3. Bake in center of preheated oven until juices run clear, 17 to 18 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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EDIT- You can reduce to 1 egg - I was doubling this recipe from my original to serve more people but realized the 2 eggs is probably a bit much - would be fine with 1 for those having trouble ma...

So delicious! I subbed laughing cow garlic and herb for the cream cheese, olive oil for the veggie oil and added slightly more bread crumbs and they came out fanastic! The chicken mixture is ver...

I will start by saying that, without a doubt, this recipe surprised me the most of any in months! This is a good thing. Don't get me wrong, it's not like I expected them to be bad, but I've n...

I think these are great. The recipe submitter suggests using only 1 egg; AR won't let you modify a published recipe, so she can't "fix" it, and so it is up to the reader to read the top reviews ...

I was starving when I made this, so I made one chicken patty along with the meatballs and ate the patty first with a piece of colby jack cheese melted on top and saved the meatballs for dinner. ...

Great meatballs! The cream cheese kept them from drying out and I did have to use a lot more breadcrumbs though to hold them together better. Instead of Italian seasoning I used fresh rosemary...

I made these meatballs as directed (except for using regular cream cheese) and thought the Italian seasoning was a little strong and that the red pepper flakes were a little much. Next time I'd...

I used turkey instead of Chicken. Very good!

This was fantastic! I really had my doubts and everything was yummy. I followed the recipie almost to the letter. I didn't have the Garlic cream cheese on hand so I used regular cream cheese. ...