Chicken Feta Spinach Meatballs with Zucchini

 

I received a new kitchen tool and wanted to use it. I messed up a little bit because I realized the tool is mostly for shredding. I thought I could use it to get zucchini noofles but got shreds instead. Oops! lol Still tasted great though. Will be making these again.

FetaChickenMeatballs

Ingredients:

  • Spinach
  • garlic 3 minced
  • olive oil
  • feta cheese about 4-5 oz
  • 1lb ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • panko bread crumbs
  • salt & pepper 1/4 teaspoon
  • oregano 2-3 tablespoons
  • 1 lemon ( squeezed)
  • butter ( 1 tablespoon)
  • red pepper flakes ( just a pinch or more if you love it)
  • zucchini ( made into zoodles)

Preheat oven to 400 F.  Add parchment paper to baking sheet.

Combine ground chicken, garlic, salt , pepper, olive oil,  feta, spinach,panko, oregano, egg. Mix well and form small meatballs. Place on sheet ad bake until done 20-25 minutes.

Make zoodles. In pan low-medium heat add butter & olive oil.  Add red pepper flakes & garlic for 1 minute.  Stir in lemon juice. Toss in zoodles and coat. Cook until tender. ( 5 minutes)

Add zoodles to plate/ bowl . Place meatballs on top. Sprinkle with more feta if desired. lemon, feta, red pepper flakes…  Loved the flavor. It was filling, refreshing, light. I brought some for lunch .

 

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