Baked chicken florentine meatballs with homemade tomato sauce! Tender pieces of white meat combined with fresh spinach for a healthy meal full of flavor.
These chicken florentine meatballs are super tender, packed with spinach in each bite and ready in a snap. A big pot of tomato sauce simmers as you mix, shape and bake the meatballs. Viola! Instant appetizer or maybe a family dinner if you decide to add some extra carbs serve with spaghetti squash.
I have a meatball obsession. There, I finally said it! It hasn’t always been this way, but ever since I married my Italian husband, I’ve been on a mission to create the perfect recipe. It’s fun to combine different flavor combinations to give you a unique, tasty creation each time.
Now that I’ve got the meatball base down, I decided to add some vegetables to the mix for a healthy meal! Let’s roll!
How to prepare chicken meatballs
After receiving vigorous Italian cuisine training with Jason’s mom, Joan and Grandma Rose, I’ve been experimenting and tweaking mymeatball recipe over the years. The hubby is a tough critic when it comes to his favorite meals, but I suppose I appreciate his honesty.
I’ve realized there’s a secret when it comes to Italian family cooking, the cooks making their famous dishes don’t measure out the ingredients! They typically go by look, feel and experience. Well, I’ve written this chicken florentine meatballs recipe down so we can all recreate the yumminess!
The meat-to-breadcrumb ratio
. 1 pound meat
. 1 cup breadcrumbs
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