Crescent Foods Recipes | Chicken Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

Chicken Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

Ingredients

  • lb Crescent Foods Ground Chicken 
  • 1 egg 
  • 3 garlic cloves, grated or finely chopped 
  • 1 tsp onion powder 
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning 
  • ½ tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper 
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire 
  • ¼ grated parmesan or romano cheese 
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseeds 
  • ½ cup unseasoned bread crumbs 
  • 2 cups spaghetti sauce, divided 
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil

Method

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  • In a medium bowl mix together ground chicken, egg, garlic, onion powder, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, grated cheese, breadcrumbs and flaxseed. 
  • Form into 16-18 meatballs and place onto a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. I lay foil on the sheet to help with clean up. 
  • Bake for 20 minutes. 
  • As the meatballs cook, cover the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking dish with ½ cup of spaghetti sauce. After the meatballs are done place them in the baking dish. Pour the rest of the spaghetti sauce, and sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the top and sprinkle with chopped basil leaves.  
  • Cover the dish with foil and bake for another 20 minutes. 
  • Serve hot with zoodles or spaghetti. 

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