Loaded with ground chicken, cauliflower, carrot and mozzarella, these healthyish baked chicken meatballs are tender, soft, flavorful and perfect as is or made into appetizers, sandwiches, spaghetti and much more.
SNEAKY, sneaky baked chicken meatballs.
Cauliflower and carrot mixed right in. All the moisture in cauliflower makes them very tender yet no one will ever know or taste.
Perfect for picky eaters.
It’s back-to-school season and this is one great meatball recipe for easy weeknight dinners or quick lunchbox from the freezer.
It is such an easy recipe. So easy peesy.
Add all ingredients into a bowl. Mix. Shape. Roll. Bake.
No dealing with hot oil or dirty stovetop.
Use however you wish or freeze. Easy enough?
(Grate cauliflower and carrot in the coarse side of your box grater)
How do you eat these amazing healthyish baked chicken meatballs?
Try these instead of your traditional meatballs with spaghetti
Serve as an appetizer with marinara
Make them into sliders
Make a meatball parm bake
Toss ’em with barbecue sauce and broil
Make ’em into meatball subs
Coat with buffalo sauce
Serve with mashed potato and side salad
Coat with pesto and parm
Great with just ketchup too!
Make them into these Baked Spaghetti and Meatball Cups
One recipe ……. ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES.
Wanna a super healthy, guilt-free snack? Try these The 5-Ingredient homemade Date Nut Bars
And this hugely popular Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice
Why is this one of the best baked chicken meatball recipe?
veggies are sneaked in
You will also totally love this Baked Chicken Burger with sneaky veggies <—- burger version of this recipe
Healthyish Baked Chicken Meatballs
Loaded with ground chicken, cauliflower, carrot and mozzarella, these healthyish baked chicken meatballs are tender, soft, flavorful and perfect as is or made into appetizers, sandiwiches, spaghetti.
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 1 cup grated cauliflower (grated in the coarse side of the box grater)
- 1 cup grated carrot (grated in the coarse side of the box grater)
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella
- 1 large egg
- 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup minced onion
- 2 large garlic, finely minced
- 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper powder or to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick spray.
Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well with clean hands.
Roll into 31 small balls and place on the baking sheet. Spray a thin coating of non-stick spray.
Bake for 25-27 minutes, until cooked through.