Chicken Meatballs with Spinach and Feta

You must try this light, fresh and flavorful recipe for chicken Meatballs with spinach and Feta! These irresistible chicken meatballs take only 20 minutes. (Gluten free and low carb)

chicken meatballs with spinach and fetaSo before I get into this amazing meatball creation I want to talk about the holidays, holiday food to be more specific. My favorite traditional holiday foods include Sweet and Savory Ham, Asiago Panchetta Stuffed Shells, Lemon Thyme Turkey, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Simple Gravy, Dill Roasted Carrots, Holiday Knockout Cookies, traditional Lemon Ricotta Cookies, Cranberry Orange Cake and the list goes on. Some how we all try to find balance in between these pants unbuckling kind of traditions. The best way to combat the post indulgent moments is by finding recipes that are light and packed with flavor, like this chicken meatballs with spinach and feta recipe.

Secret Ingredient inside these Chicken Meatballs

Each and every bite of these delicious meatballs is overflowing with warm feta cheese and spinach. Do you want to know the secret ingredient in this meatball recipe?… It’s lemon zest! By adding the zest you will enhance all the flavors inside. This tasty meatball can be paired with a magnitude of sides to create your next light a flavorful meal.

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CHICKEN MEATBALL RECIPE

Chicken Meatballs with Spinach and Feta


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 of 1 small onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 cup crumble feta
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 egg
  • Zest of one small lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Line baking pan with parchment paper and set aside
  3. Mix all the MEATBALL ingredients (EXCEPT, olive oil) until incorporated
  4. Form 1.5 inch meatballs and place on baking pan
  5. Lightly drizzle or spray the meatballs with olive oil
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until desired internal temperature
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Main Dish

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 264
  • Sugar: 2.1g
  • Sodium: 352.7mg
  • Fat: 16.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.8g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Protein: 25.7g
  • Cholesterol: 167.9mg
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