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Apple Meatballs with Linguine

Servings: 20 to 24 meatballs

Kids love these moist meatballs and enjoy seeing the red skin on the apple when they bite into them.

 

Ingredients

Meatballs
1 pound ground chicken
1/2 cup chicken broth, plus more for kneading
1 egg, slightly beaten
3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 large crisp red apple
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Assembly
1 pound linguine
1 jar prepared Alfredo sauce

Apple Meatballs with Linguine recipe 


Directions

In a large mixing bowl, mix together all of the meatball ingredients with your fingers, adding more chicken broth if necessary to form the mixture into 1-inch balls. Set aside.

Meanwhile, bring water to the boil and cook the linguine according to package directions. While the linguine cooks, sauté the meatballs in a large skillet coated with coated with DuPont™ Teflon® non-stick, turning them occasionally to brown on all sides. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate.

Warm the Alfredo sauce in a small saucepan coated with coated with DuPont™ Teflon® non-stick. Drain the pasta and add to individual serving bowls. Top each with the warmed sauce and a few meatballs. Serve immediately.         

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