Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 3 Jennie-O Hot Italian Turkey Sausage
  • ½ cup fresh parsley or cilantro (or both)
  • ¼ cup red onion, fine diced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • sea salt & freshly cracked pepper
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • 3 Tbl. butter
  • ½ cup Franks Hot Sauce (or your favorite)
  • 2 Tbl. blue cheese crumbles
  • handful of celery & carrot sticks
  • ranch dressing, for dipping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine chicken, sausage, fresh herbs, onion, garlic, salt & pepper. Form into meatballs, ours made 25.
  3. Arrange meatballs on baking sheet so they are just barely touching each other. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes until meat thermometer registers 165 degrees.
  5. In the meantime, melt butter in a small pan then add in hot sauce and whisk to combine. Toss cooked meatballs in hot sauce.
  6. Serve in a bowl, sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles and a side of carrots & celery with ranch dressing.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at http://www.lemonythyme.com/baked-buffalo-chicken-meatballs/