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Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Baked Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

adapted from Rachel Ray
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 6


  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 3 Jennie-O Hot Italian Turkey Sausage
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley or cilantro or both
  • 1/4 cup red onion fine diced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • sea salt & freshly cracked pepper
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • 3 Tbl. butter
  • 1/2 cup Franks Hot Sauce or your favorite
  • 2 Tbl. blue cheese crumbles
  • handful of celery & carrot sticks
  • ranch dressing for dipping


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine chicken, sausage, fresh herbs, onion, garlic, salt & pepper. Form into meatballs, ours made 25.
  • Arrange meatballs on baking sheet so they are just barely touching each other. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for 18 - 20 minutes until meat thermometer registers 165 degrees.
  • In the meantime, melt butter in a small pan then add in hot sauce and whisk to combine. Toss cooked meatballs in hot sauce.
  • Serve in a bowl, sprinkle with blue cheese crumbles and a side of carrots & celery with ranch dressing.