Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce

Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Spaghetti with meatballs (or spaghetti and meatballs) is an Italian-American dish that usually consists of spaghetti, tomato sauce and meatballs. This is my interpretation of this international cuisine, with Indian flavors. You can use all spice powder or madras curry powder or tandoori masala powder or those with Italian taste, use Italian seasoning. Just go with your instinct !!This recipe of Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs with Spiced Tomatoes Sauce are moist, flavorful meatballs made from minced or ground chicken and shredded spinach,  flavored by Indian spices and fresh herbs.
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: American, Fusion, Italian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 9

Ingredients
 

  • Meatballs or chicken, or spinach for chicken spinach
  • 1/2 cup Spinach moisture removed by pat drying the baby spinach with kitchen paper towel or any absorbent material before shredding fresh finely shredded
  • 3/4 cup Chicken minced or any other meat
  • 2 cloves Garlic smashed and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Mint optional finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander also called coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1-2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 2 tsp Tandoori Masala powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 knob Ginger finely chopped
  • Cooking Oil for greasing baking pan
  • Sauce for meatball
  • 1 cup Tomato Ketchup heinz
  • 1/2 cup Honey or sauce barbeque sauce
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 knob Ginger smashed and finely chopped or ground peeled
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic peeled and finely chopped or ground smashed
  • 1/4 cup Onion Paste or onion or grated onion
  • 1.5 tbsp Tandoori Masala powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder also known as degi mirch; you can also use any red chilly powder for color kashmri powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder for spice; you can use cayenne or any other red chilly powder and adjust as per your spice preference guntur
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala optional
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper ground
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Instructions
 

  • For chicken spinach meatballs : Preheat oven to 180 C/ 355 F. Grease a flat smooth 9 X 13 inch baking tray or pan.
  • Combine all the ingredients (listed in 'For chicken spinach meatballs' - spinach, ground chicken, garlic,ginger, green chillies, mint, cilantro, parmesan cheese, tandoori masala powder, salt and olive oil) in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Mix well by hand until all ingredients are incorporated completely.
    Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Apply a little oil on your hands. Divide and roll the mixture into medium size smooth balls.
    Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Place the balls on the greased baking pan. The meatballs should be one inch apart from each other. Cover and put it in freezer for 8-10 minutes.
  • Take out the meatballs from the freezer and remove the cover. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes till the pinkness is gone in the center and the chicken is cooked.
  • For meatball sauce :
    Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Combine all the ingredients( For meatball sauce-tomato ketchup, Honey BBQ sauce, water, ginger, garlic, onion, tandoori masala powder, red chilly powder, black pepper, garam masala powder) in a saucepan and simmer on low heat till the sauce thickens.
    Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add the baked meatballs and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes or until the meatballs is coated with the sauce.
  • Serve the meatballs hot with sauce and spaghetti or on pizza as meatball pizza.
    Easy And Delicious Oven Baked Chicken Spinach Meatballs With Spiced Tomatoes Sauce - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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Antara Navin
Antara Navin

I’m Antara Navin - the author of the food and travel blog - dimpieekitchen.com. I am a home chef who loves food and travel.

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