Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs and Zucchini Oodles

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Do you sometimes crave spaghetti and meatballs, but you’re trying to be healthy? Healthy Chicken Meatballs stuffed with mozzarella cheese and zucchini noodles are your best healthy alternative. This is a quick and easy recipe. Eating healthy can sometimes be discouraging because of the time required to prepare the meal. Well, here is another ace, this meal takes about 30 minutes to make! Try this on your next meal prep adventure, and thank Kego’s Kitchen Later 🙂

Ingredients

1 – 1 ½ lbs of ground chicken

½ cup Panko breadcrumbs

½ grated Parmesan

4 mozzarella cheese sticks

3 bell peppers ( red, green, yellow) chopped

1 tbsp of chopped parsley

1 egg

2 tbsp of lemon Zest

1 tbsp of minced garlic

salt , peppers, salt free seasoning to taste

3 TBSP of olive oil

Healthy Marinara sauce

2 zucchini

Directions

Put all ingredients except marinara, into a bowl and mix .

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  1. Shape into balls that can fit into a muffin pan
  2. Spray a muffin pan with Pam ( nonstick oil)
  3. Place the meatballs in each space and dig a hole in the center and stuff a 1 inch piece of mozzarella in the middle, cover with surrounding meat

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Preheat oven to 400 F and bake for 20 minutes

 

Zoodle time

  1. Make your zoodles from zucchini using your favorite device, I used a veghetti

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Season with salt, black pepper, garlic powder , and red pepper .

In a pan add 1 tbsp of olive oil, throw in zoodles, sauté for 2 minutes only.

Serve with meatballs and zoodles with marinara, Enjoy

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