Chicken Meatballs and Spinach in Creamy Tomato Sauce!

Tomato Chicken Meatballs


Unbelievably Delicious! Aww, the Comfort Food! Super easy to make and always welcomed meal at our house

My Family Loves – Meatballs! They are super easy to make, very economical, make great leftovers and you can make them Any style you like: Oriental, Russian, Greek or Italian. All depends on what you add to the mixture. Ground Meat is the most flexible food you can have in your fridge. Just some ideas for you: make Meatballs, Meatloaf of Patties in the skillet. 


Tomato Chicken Meatballs



I usually bake meatballs while I prepare the gravy and the pasta. This way, it takes me probably 40 minutes to have a dinner ready.

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

 

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

In a Large bowl, mix all of the ingredients for the Chicken Meatballs. Wet your hands and shape the meatballs. Place on the foil or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

Bake in the preheated at 400F oven for 20 – 25 minutes, depending on your oven and the size of your meatballs.

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

To make the sauce, add Olive oil to a deep sauce pan. Sauté sliced onions and mushrooms until they begin to brown. Add tablespoon of cornstarch and stir. Stir in pasta sauce, broth and cream. Adjust the flavor.

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

Add the spinach and cook, stirring occasionally until the spinach is completely wilted. When meatballs are ready, add to the pan and let them simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes.

Tomato Chicken Meatballs

Tomato Chicken Meatballs


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Chicken Meatballs and Spinach in Creamy Tomato Sauce
 
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Recipe type: Main Dishes
Ingredients
  • Chicken meatballs:
  • 2 pounds ground chicken
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¾ Cup Italian Style Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Dill weed
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. Sour Cream
  • 1 Tbsp. Whipped Cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • dash of salt and pepper
  • Creamy Tomato Sauce:
  • 1 Cup favorite Pasta sauce
  • 1 Cup Tuscany flavor Chicken Broth
  • ½ Cup Half & Half cream
  • 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • ½ large onion, sliced
  • Packaged Mushrooms, sliced
  • 8 oz. Bag of Spinach
Instructions
  1. In a Large bowl, mix all of the ingredients for the Meatballs. Wet your hands and shape the meatballs. Place on the foil or parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated at 400F oven for 20 - 25 minutes, depending on your oven and the size of your meatballs.
  2. To make the sauce, add Olive oil to a deep sauce pan. Sauté sliced onions and mushrooms until they begin to brown. Add tablespoon of cornstarch and stir. Stir in pasta sauce, broth and cream. Adjust the flavor.
  3. Add the spinach and cook, stirring occasionally until the spinach is completely wilted.
  4. When meatballs are ready, add to the pan and let them simmer in the sauce for 5 minutes.
  5. Cook pasta separately according to the instructions on the package. I Love Fancy pasta shapes that you can buy at Marshalls, TJ Maxx or the HomeGoods!
  6. Or serve over potatoes or buckwheat, another favorite.
Notes
If you like more sauce, just double the ingredients.
2 Responses to Chicken Meatballs and Spinach in Creamy Tomato Sauce
  1. Really tasty recipe! I served it over gretchka and it was perfect. We also like a lot of sauce so I doubled it as suggested.


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