Chicken Meatballs with Butter Zoodles

From, this recipe is a winner!

I only made a few minor changes and doubled the recipe because we are a hungry family and LOVE leftovers.


1 lb. ground chicken

5 garlic cloves, minced and divided

1 egg

1/2 c. grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish

2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

salt & ground black pepper

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

4 tbsp. ghee

lemon juice

1 lb. zoodle (i used 8 zucchini

**(I doubled all of this)


  1. make the zoodles and press out as much moisture as you can.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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 with paper towel.

  4. Melt butter in skillet then add remaining 3 garlic cloves and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add zoodles to skillet and toss in garlic butter then squeeze in lemon juice. 

  5. Add meatballs back and heat just until warmed through. Garnish with Parmesan to serve.

build your own bowls! was a hit

build your own bowls! was a hit