Baked Chicken Meatballs with Quinoa & Oats

By Jummana Lotfy • August 20, 2015

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Baked Chicken Meatballs with Quinoa & Oats
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30
easy
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الوصفه بالعربي

From 12 months.

These baked chicken quinoa meatballs are low in fat and high in protein. The quinoa adds the perfect texture to these kid-friendly meatballs that are not only healthy and nutritious, but also packed with flavor. Enjoy!

Recipe by Jummana Lotfy.


Ingredients

  • 450 gram chicken breast - صدور دجاج
  • 1/2 cup quinoa - كينوا
  • 1/3 cup quick oats - شوفان سريع التحضير
  • 4 piece garlic cloves - فصوص ثوم
  • 1 medium red onion - بصلة حمراء
  • 1-2 teaspoon Dijon mustard - مسطردة ديجون
  • 1 handful parsley - بقدونس
  • 1 pinch turmeric - كركم
  • 1 pinch ginger powder - بودرة جنزبيل
  • 1 pinch red pepper powder - فلفل أحمر مطحون
  • 1 pinch black pepper - فلفل أسود
  • 1 pinch sea salt - ملح البحر
  • 1 teaspoon honey (or any natural sweetener) - عسل
  • 1 drizzle olive oil (for greasing) - زيت زيتون
  • 1 egg - بيضة

Step by step

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Put all the above ingredients (except for the quick oats & 1 egg) with the cooked quinoa in a food processor and pulse until it looks like a paste.
  2. Mix 1/3 cup of quick oats & 1 egg with the minced chicken in a bowl.
  3. Form into balls and place on baking sheet. Brush the baking sheet and meatballs with a little olive oil (optional).
  4. Bake in a 200C oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through. Make sure to toss them around a few times while baking.

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