Baked Chicken MeatballsUser Submitted Recipe
Swap lean ground chicken for beef for a tasty, gourmet spin on classic comfort food
3 slices whole wheat bread, torn into small bits (1 cup, no crust)
1/3 cup milk
4 ounces sliced prosciutto, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 pound ground chicken
2 tablespoons tomato paste, divided
3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Soak bread in milk in a small bowl until softened. Squeeze bread to remove excess milk.
2.Cook prosciutto and onion in one tablespoon oil with 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Remove from heat.
3.Squeeze bread to remove excess milk. Lightly beat egg in a large bowl, then combine with chicken, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, prosciutto mixture, bread, and parsley. Form meatballs and arrange on a nonstick baking sheet or pan.
4.Stir together remaining tablespoons of tomato paste and oil and brush over meatballs (the paste/oil does not mix in any coehsive way, just slather it on).
5. Bake in upper third of oven until meatballs are just cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.
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