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Baked Chicken Meatballs Recipe
In this recipe, we used ground chicken breast. A meat packed with nutrients such as B vitamins.  
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Ingredients

2 slices whole wheat bread, torn into small pieces
¼ cup milk
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 lb ground chicken
2 tablespoons tomato paste, divided*
3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
8 cups chicken stock
1 bay leaf
1 red bell pepper (or a combination of red, green and yellow)
3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3 to 4)

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Soak bread in milk for about 5 minutes.

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Step 2

Heat olive oil and add the onion, garlic and salt and pepper and cook until the onion has softened. Remove the onion and garlic to a mixing bowl and allow to cool.

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Step 3

Squeeze the bread to remove excess milk then add the bread to bowl along with egg, chicken, 1 tablespoon of tomato paste and parsley.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 4

Using your hands, gently combine the ingredients. Form the mixture into 16 small-medium meatballs and set in a large baking pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 5

Right before meatballs are ready, bring your chicken stock to a boil and add tomato paste.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 6

Then add chicken meatballs, bay leaf, and for 15 to 20 minutes. Stock will reduce by about half.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 7

Then add peppers and lower heat to medium for an additional 15 minutes.

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Step 8

While meatballs are simmering prepare your sweet potato mash by piercing them with a fork and placing in microwave for 10 minutes, turning halfway.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

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Step 9

Scoop the flesh into a bowl, then mash.

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Step 10

Divide sweet potato mash among 4 bowls and pour over with meatballs.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

Baked Chicken Meatballs Recipe

In this recipe, we used ground chicken breast. A meat packed with nutrients such as B vitamins.  

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