Old World Italian Meatballs

Serves: up to 4 | Cooking time: 25 minutes

Organic Ground Chicken Meatballs


  • 1lb Farmer Focus Ground Chicken

  • 1⁄4 cup diced white onion

  • 1⁄4 cup parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp fresh garlic, minced

  • 1 Tbsp dried basil

  • 1⁄2 Tbsp dried oregano

  • 2 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 2 eggs, whole

  • 1⁄2 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 jar tomato sauce


1.Preheat oven to 350 ° F.

2. In a large bowl, add chicken, all herbs & spices, parmesan cheese, and onions. Mix to combine.

3. Add the eggs, bread crumbs, and olive oil. Mix until consistency holds together. Form the mixture into ping-pong-size balls and place them on a non-stick baking sheet.

4. Bake at 350 ° F for 12-15 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165 ° F.

5. In a saucepan, add tomato sauce and meatballs. Coat the meatballs and heat until the sauce is warm.

6. Top each serving with some parmesan and parsley.

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