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Gluten Free Chicken Parmesan Meatballs



Chicken Parmesan Meatballs have classic chicken Parmesan flavors packed into healthy meatballs. Made gluten free and sugar free, this is one of the best meatball recipes for a high protein, healthy dinner.

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titled image (and shown): gluten free chicken Parmesan meatballs (simmering in a cast iron skillet)

Gluten Free Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

I’m in the middle of my intense “get in the school groove” this week. I’m hitting the school room hard, organizing and planning, trying to get ready for this new school year.

My motto for the year?

“I think I can, I think I can…”
overhead photo looking down on a plate of pasta with meatballs in red gravy
Our summer has been one mad rush, which makes it seem like we had no summer at all. I’m not complaining. I enjoy the camps and sports that the kids are involved in. It’s awesome to see them growing into the young adults they should be. It’s just that I have to get used to the new normal of having teenagers and all of the running around that comes with it.

cast iron skillet full of hearty and healthy chicken Parmesan meatballs

And that means I’m going to need some quick, healthy dinners on hand for those evenings on the run. We all love homemade meatballs, including these gluten free chicken Parmesan meatballs. They’re made with 93% lean ground chicken, which means they are low in fat and high in protein.

Gluten Free Meatballs

So what makes the chicken Parmesan meatballs special? Well, they’re gluten free. I find ground chicken very “wet” when I work with it, so I added 1/2 cup coconut flour to the 3 pounds of ground chicken to make it easier to form balls. Eggs help the meatballs to keep their shape once they are baked.  Oh, and if you don’t need this recipe to be gluten free, simply add some dry bread crumbs in place of the coconut flour. Instant yumminess.

Season the meatballs with Italian seasoning and garlic salt. Two of my favorite seasonings.

Categories:   Baking Bread

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