Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Meatball Recipe

It's been awhile since I have tried a recipe I thought was good enough to add to my blog. I've tried a few, but they haven't been keepers. This meatball recipe was pretty easy, considering its meatballs and you do have to roll them into a ball!! That's the hardest part and I even did that.
I did try a new marinara sauce with them and didn't like it enough to make it again, but you can serve them as finger foods, with spaghetti sauce, in a crock pot, whatever. BTW, I got the recipe from the Biggest Loser Family Cookbook.

Makes 4 servings
1 serving is 8 meatballs
Per serving: 194 calories, 5g fat, 2 g fiber

2 egg whites
1/2 c. quick cooking oats
1/4 c skim milk
parsley (however much you want)
1/2 onion chopped (the recipe calls for 1 TB dry minced onion, but I prefer fresh)
1/2tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 pound 95% lean ground beef

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with PAM.
In a bowl, mix together egg whites, oats, and milk until combined. Add parsley, onion, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and red pepper flakes and combine. Mix in the ground beef and stir until mixed well.

Make 32 meatballs and arrange them on the baking sheet, not touching. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until no longer pink inside.

What I did was divide the meat mix into 4 parts that looked fairly equal. To get them somewhat uniform in size is what you want so they all cook evenly. Form 8 meatballs with each section.

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