Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Nora Horton Modified: March 25, 2022
Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

How To Make Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Made from ground chicken thighs, white bread, and cheese, these tender chicken meatballs are skillet-cooked with tomatoes for a flavorful dish.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbchicken thighs,boneless skinless
  • 1slicewhite sandwich bread
  • ¼cupmilk
  • 1large egg white
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • ¾tspdried oregano
  • coarse salt and ground pepper,as needed
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1canwhole tomatoes in puree

Instructions

  1. Place chicken thighs in a food processor, and pulse until meat is coarsely ground.

  2. Add bread, milk, egg white, cheese, oregano, 1 teaspoon of salt, and ¼ teaspoon of pepper; process until meat is finely ground.

  3. With moistened hands, shape the mixture into 12 meatballs.

  4. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add meatballs, and cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown.

  5. Add tomatoes and puree, breaking them up with your fingers; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; cover, and cook for 15 minutes. Uncover; simmer for about 15 minutes more until meatballs are cooked through.

  6. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 359.46kcal
  • Fat: 25.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.07g
  • Fiber: 1.43g
  • Sugar: 2.55g
  • Protein: 24.67g
  • Cholesterol: 118.98mg
  • Sodium: 477.00mg
  • Calcium: 166.94mg
  • Potassium: 387.60mg
  • Iron: 1.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.00mg
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