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November 6, 2021 | Recipes

Ingredients

Servings: Makes 30-35 balls (1 portion=4 meatballs)

  • Eggs, beaten – 4 large
  • Bread crumbs, dry, white – 1/3 cup (75ml)
  • Parmesan cheese, grated – ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Olive oil – 3 tbsp (45ml)
  • Parsley, fresh, chopped – ¼ cup (60ml)
  • Garlic, minced – 3 cloves
  • Onion, chopped – 1 medium
  • Black pepper – 1 tsp (5ml)
  • Dijon mustard – 1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Ground beef, extra lean – 2lbs (900g)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F

2. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray, or line with parchment paper.

3. Combine all ingredients except beef in a large bowel.  Add beef and mix well.  Using your hands works best to mix.

4. Form into 1-inch (2.5cm) balls, and place on baking sheet in a single layer.

5. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until browned. Turn meatballs after 15 mins.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories: 377 kcals
Protein: 27g
Carbohydrate: 3.9 grams
Potassium: 390mg
Phosphorus: 251mg
Sodium: 193mg

Instead of serving with a high potassium tomato sauce, use roasted red pepper sauce.

Use low salt or salt free bread crumbs for lower salt content


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