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Delicious Chicken Cauliflower Meatballs served in a big cute bowl with a forn on top and a white tray with more meatballs on a wooden board
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Frozen Cauliflower Rice Recipes + Chicken Cauliflower Meatballs

These Chicken Cauliflower Meatballs are simple and made with only 7 real food ingredients. Gluten free, dairy-free, Paleo, Whole30, egg-free and nut-free too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower meatballs recipe, chicken meatballs with cauliflower, healthy cauliflower recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 121kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups riced cauliflower (if using frozen, defrost first and drain off extra liquid)
  • 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Time to get messy! Using your (freshly washed) hands, mix the ingredients until everything is well blended.
  • Gently roll the meat into golfball size portions. Arrange the meatballs in a single layer in a large baking dish. Note: Using a baking dish or a baking sheet with a lip is important, as the vegetables will give off some liquid during the cooking process.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until meat is cooked through.
  • Enjoy warm on their own, with 30-Minute Veggie-Loaded Tomato Sauce over zoodles, over a salad, your favorite pasta or save fore later! Store leftovers in fridge for up to 5 days or in freezer for a month.

Notes

You can use whatever ground meat you prefer! I have made this recipe with ground beef, ground turkey and ground chicken! It’s delightful and delicious no matter what your meat base!

Nutrition

Serving: 3meatballs | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 543mg | Potassium: 534mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg