Chicken Meatball Casserole
This is DELISH!!! Hearty and filling and a GREAT lunch or dinner!!
Absolutely delicious, healthy and clean! Family friendly and GREAT points & calories!!
Full recipe in YouTube video below
Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 pound 98% Ground Chicken
1/2 cup Canned Pumpkin
1/3 cup Grated Parmesan
1/4 cup diced Yellow Onion (or 1/8 cup Minced Onion)
2 tablespoons Parsley
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
2 cloves Garlic-minced
8 ounces Fiber Gourmet Pasta (to order: https://www.netrition.com/cgi/goto.cgi?aid=4549
24 ounces 0sp Marinara (recipe: https://theskinnyishdish.com/crockpot-marinara/
1 cup Shredded Mozzarella
1/4 cup Parmesan
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
Mix the chicken, pumpkin, parmesan, onion, parsley, salt, pepper and garlic in a large bowl. Cover & refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Shape into meatballs & place on baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
In a medium pot, bring water to a boil and cook pasta per package instructions. Drain and rinse.
For the casserole: Toss the cooked pasta with the marinara sauce in a large bowl. Transfer to greased baking dish. Nestle the meatballs into the pasta. Top with mozzarella and parmesan.
Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes then enjoy!!
4sp (blue & purple)
POINTS WITH FIBER GOURMET PASTA
Recipe inspiration from foodnetwork.com