Recipe: Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

chicken meatballs


Chicken Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

  • Servings: 4
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes in puree
  • 1 slice white sandwich bread, crumbled
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  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 salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; process until meat is finely ground.
  3. With moistened hands, shape mixture into 12 meatballs. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add meatballs, and cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and puree, breaking them up with your fingers; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer; cover, and cook 15 minutes. Uncover; simmer until meatballs are cooked through, about 15 minutes more.
  5. original recipe from https://www.marthastewart.com/340631/chicken-meatballs-in-tomato-sauce



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