Garlic Butter Meatballs

Garlic Butter Meatballs

Garlic Butter Meatballs


The garlic brings out the flavour in these quick and easy meatballs.


Ingredients


  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced and divided
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 lb. noodles

Directions


  • In a large bowl mix together ground chicken, 2 garlic cloves, egg, Parmesan, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper then form into tablespoon sized meatballs. 
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil and cook meatballs until golden on all sides and cooked through, 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate and wipe out skillet with a paper towel. 
  • Melt butter in skillet then add remaining 3 garlic cloves and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add noodles to skillet and toss in garlic butter then squeeze in lemon juice. Add meatballs back and heat just until warmed through. 
  • Garnish with more Parmesan to serve.

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