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5 from 2 votes

Slimmed Down Spaghetti & Chicken Meatballs

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4


Chicken Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tbsp Frank's hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1/2 package spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil finely sliced
  • 1 jar of spaghetti sauce


  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • In a big bowl, mix all meatball ingredients together. Form the meat into small round meatballs.Place them on a cookie sheet.Bake them for about 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cook spaghetti according to package instructions.
  • In a skillet add the meatballs and the spaghetti sauce. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Drain the spaghetti and pour sauce and meatballs over pasta and toss. Garnish with basil and fresh Parmesan cheese.