This Chicken Meatballs Alfredo recipe is ready in under 30 minutes that you’ll whole family will love. Perfect for meal prep, learn how to make the best moist, tender, juicy chicken meatballs that are smothered in a creamy and delicious Alfredo sauce.
So make this recipe if you are looking for a quick dinner recipe. Super easy to prepare, these chicken meatballs alfredo is a delicious and healthy dinner recipe that can be paired with many side dishes to make a complete meal.
I love meatballs, and I always choose to prepare some of my turkey meatballs and keto meatballs recipes whenever I need a quick appetizer or snack. So today, I decided to try chicken meatballs but served differently, and here we are with this easy and delicious recipe, Chicken Meatballs Alfredo.
- Why Are You Going To Love This Chicken Meatballs Alfredo Recipe
- Ingredients For Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
- For The Alfredo Sauce
- How To Make These Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
- Tips For Making The Best Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
- Serving Ideas
- Storing Ideas
- Frequently Asked Questions
- More Chicken Recipes
- Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
Why Are You Going To Love This Chicken Meatballs Alfredo Recipe
- Super easy to prepare in only 30 minutes.
- It can be made ahead of time.
- Super versatile – use any of your favorite seasonings and spice.
- It’s also a budget-friendly recipe.
Ingredients For Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
You will need only a few easy-to-find ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. Here is a list of everything you will need:
For The Chicken Meatballs
- Ground Chicken – I used 93-96% lean ground chicken, but you can also replace it with ground turkey.
- Breadcrumbs – feel free to use almond flour or keto breadcrumbs.
- Onion – you will need one yellow onion finely chopped.
- Eggs – help everything to bind together.
- Parsley – use fresh chopped parsley for a more intense flavor.
- Salt&Pepper – to taste. You can also add your favorite seasonings, like smoked paprika or garlic powder.
For The Alfredo Sauce
- Butter – you will need unsalted butter. You can also replace it with olive oil.
- Garlic – use fresh minced garlic for a more intense flavor.
- Heavy Cream – adds creaminess and creates a delicious sauce.
- Parmesan Cheese – use freshly shredded parmesan cheese.
- Nutmeg – gives a warm and nutty flavor.
- Salt&Pepper – to taste.
How To Make These Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
You will love these delicious chicken meatballs once you will how easy they are to prepare in just a few minutes. Here is everything you have to do:
- Make the chicken meatballs. Start by adding all the ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
- Mix until everything is well combined.
- Form the meatballs into little golf ball-sized balls.
- Cook the meatballs. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then add the meatballs in a single layer and cook them for about 4 minutes on each side.
- Transfer the meatballs to a plate and set aside.
- Make the alfredo sauce. Add the butter to a large skillet. Then add the minced garlic once melted, and cook for 2 minutes until tender.
- Pour the heavy cream and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until well combined.
- Add the cooked meatballs into the skillet with the sauce, cover them with the alfredo sauce and cook on low for 2 minutes.
- Garnish with fresh parsley, and enjoy.
Tips For Making The Best Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
- You can use an ice cream scoop to form the meatballs.
- Make sure that you don’t overcrowd the meatballs. If you don’t have a large pan, I recommend cooking the chicken meatballs in batches.
- Make sure not to overmix the meatball mixture too much because you will end up with some dried meatballs.
A great thing about this recipe is that you can serve this chicken meatball alfredo with many side dishes to enjoy a complete meal. Here are some great ideas:
- Fridge – you can store these chicken meatballs alfredo in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
- To reheat: use the microwave to reheat the leftovers for 2-3 minutes until warm.
- Freezer – you can also freeze these chicken meatballs (but without the sauce) in a freezer-safe bag for up to 2 months.
To thaw it add them in the fridge overnight, then make the sauce the next day; add the meatballs and enjoy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Cook These Chicken Meatballs In The Oven?
Sure, if you want to make a healthier version of this recipe, you can cook the meatballs in the oven at 400F/ 200C.
Why Does My Meatballs Mixture Sticks To My Hands?
You can solve this problem by shaping the meatballs with greased hands. You can do that using a few drops of olive oil or softened butter.
What Is Alfredo Sauce?
We have all heard about pasta alfredo or chicken alfredo, which have that creamy and delicious sauce in common. Alfredo sauce is a simple white sauce made from heavy cream, butter, and parmesan cheese, then seasoned with dried herbs and spices.
More Chicken Recipes
- Creamy Tuscan Chicken Soup
- Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast
- Marry Me Chicken with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
- Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Chicken Meatballs Alfredo
For Chicken Meatballs
- 1 pound ground chicken
- 1 large egg
- ½ cup breadcrumbs
- ¼ cup fresh parsley
- 1 small onion
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- Start by making the meatballs. Add all the meatball ingredients to a large bowl and mix with your hands or a silicone spatula. Form into small balls the size of golf balls using an ice cream scoop.
- Cook meatballs. Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook for about 4 or 5 minutes per side. Transfer them to a plate and set them aside.
- Make the Alfredo sauce. Melt butter in a large skillet over, and cook the garlic for 2 minutes,
- Then add the heavy cream and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add the parmesan cheese, salt, nutmeg, and pepper and whisk until well combined.
- Add the meatballs to the skillet, cover them in the sauce, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes over medium-low heat.
- Garnish with fresh parsley, and enjoy.
How do we calculate the nutrition info?
These nutrition facts listed are determined using nutrition information from the USDA Food Database. Our nutrition facts are accurate, but if you are using different products, please make your calculations. Net carb count is calculated by subtracting both fiber and sugar alcohols because they don’t raise blood sugar.
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