Chicken & Kale Meatballs In Spicy Tomato Sauce: Recipe By Chef Nicole Of The Mediblist

Ingredients For The Sauce:

1 15oz can of diced tomatoes

2 tbsps choppped kale

1 sliced jalapeño

1 oz fresh orange juice

Directions For The Sauce

1.) Purée 1 15oz can of diced tomatoes with 2 tbsps choppped kale, 1 sliced jalapeño and 1 oz fresh orange juice

2.) Add purée to a medium sauce pan and let simmer on medium-low heat for 20-30 mins

Ingredients For The Meatballs

1 cup lacinato kale, finely chopped

1 shallot chopped

1 tbsp infused oil

1 small jalapeños chopped

1 lb ground chicken breast

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning

1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

Directions For The Sauce

1.) Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet.  Add kale, shallots and jalapeño and sauté over medium heat for 5 mins. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

2.) Season ground chicken with spices, add room temperature vegetable blend and mix to combine.

3.) Heat a tsp of olive oil in the skillet, form chicken into 2 inch meatballs (by hand or with a scooper) and place into skillet. Brown meatballs on med-high heat for 3 mins each side.

4.) Transfer meatballs to a baking dish, pour sauce over the meatballs and bake on 425 for 25 mins.

5.) Serve with your favorite pasta or zoodles.


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