Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 15 min.
  • Serves 4
  • Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
This recipe for Chicken Parmesan Meatballs is a fun twist on a family favorite. Our recipe takes the flavors and ingredients of the Chicken Parm that you know and love and turns it into a meatball. Ground chicken mixes with sauce, breadcrumbs and cheese then is shaped into meatballs and baked. Toss the cooked chicken Parmesan meatballs with Prego® sauce and they are ready to serve. Pasta is a natural choice, but you can switch it up and serve these meatballs on garlic bread or veggies noodles- or feel free to get creative. This dinner is ready in only 35 minutes making it perfect for any night of the week. It’s also a great make-ahead meal for extra busy nights.

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What You'll Need

  • 1/2

    cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 1/4

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons Parmesan cheese

  • 1/2

    cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1

    pound

  • 1/4

    cup chopped fresh basil leaves or parsley (optional)

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the oven to 425°F. While the oven is heating, line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Stir the bread crumbs, egg, black pepper, 2 tablespoons sauce, the Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese in a large bowl. Add the chicken and mix just until combined.

  • 2

    Shape the chicken mixture into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs. Place the meatballs on the baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked through.

  • 3

    While the meatballs are baking, heat the remaining sauce in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add the meatballs and toss to coat. Serve the meatballs and sauce with hot cooked pasta or garlic bread. Sprinkle with the basil and additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.