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Chicken Meatball Mac and Cheese


  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

Creamy Chicken Meatball Mac & Cheese pairs Trottole Pasta with tender chicken meatballs and a creamy cheese sauce for a complete meal your family will love.


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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Lean Ground Chicken
  • 16 oz. Organic Trottole Pasta
  • 2 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 cups Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 6 tbsp. Butter
  • 3/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp. Cilantro Flakes
  • 1 Large Organic Egg

Instructions

  1. Spread all purpose flour onto a flat baking pan then set to side.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, parmesan cheese, panko breadcrumbs, 1/2 tsp black pepper, sea salt, garlic powder, oregano, cilantro flakes and egg and blend together with hands.
  3. Form chicken mixture into small meatballs, roll each meatball into the flour
  4. Pre-heat large cooking pan on medium heat and add 3 tbsp of butter. Add meatballs to pan. Cook meatballs on each side until brown and set to side when done.
  5. In a separate cooking pan, pre-heat to medium to low heat and add the other 3 tbsp of butter. Add minced garlic and flour then stir until it begins to bind. Add chicken broth, paprika, 1/2 black pepper and heavy cream, stirring occasionally. Add shredded cheddar and monterey jack cheese. Stir until smooth.
  6. In a large cooking pot, cook pasta according to instructions and set to side when done.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the meatballs, pasta, and cheese sauce. Fold ingredients until blended.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 628
  • Fat: 44.7g

Keywords: Chicken Meatball Mac & Cheese, Chicken Mac & Cheese

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