Zucchini Meatballs

Main Dishes | Low Sodium | No Added Sugars

Try these with whole wheat pasta or with veggies on the side.  

Zucchini Meatballs
6
Servings
35 minutes
Total Time
$1.32
Cost per serving
Temperature: 400 degrees
Serving size:4 meatballs
Prep time:15 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Total time:35 minutes
Equipment:

Grater

Cutting board

Large bowl

Baking sheet

Aluminum foil or parchment paper

Utensils:

Tablespoon for shaping meatballs

Mixing Spoon

Ingredients

2 cups shredded zucchini (1 large or 2 small zucchinis, shredded with the fine holes of a box grater)

1 pound 85% lean ground beef

1 egg, slightly beaten

1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs, plain

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup onion, finely grated or minced

1-2 cloves garlic, minced or 1 tsp garlic powder

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Instructions

1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and vegetables.

2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

3. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

4. Divide mixture into 24 1 ½ inch meatballs using a tablespoon.

5. Place meatballs on baking pan lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper.

6. Bake for 20 minutes, turning after 10 minutes.

Tips

Meatballs will release a lot of moisture when cooking. If you prefer drier meatballs, squeeze some (but not all) liquid from shredded zucchini.

Ingredients

What goes in Zucchini Meatballs?

Zucchini
Zucchini
Chopped Onions
Chopped Onions
Garlic Cloves
Garlic Cloves
Eggs
Eggs

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
180
TOTAL FAT
10g
SODIUM
130mg
TOTAL CARBS
7g
PROTEIN
17g
See complete nutrition facts >>
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