Chicken meatballs cauliflower bake

August 12, 2014

Author Notes: I'm interested in finding healthy quick main dishes that also reheat well for lunches, with a focus on lean protein and veggies. Came up with thisreahpeah

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • [ pounds Ground chicken
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tablespoons Bread crumbs (optional if gluten free)
  • 2 tablespoons Grated parmasean cheese

Putting it together

  • 3-4 cups Chopped cauliflower
  • 2-3 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 3-4 cups Tomato sauce
  • 1.5 cups Grated mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmasean
  • Fresh pepper, fresh herbs to taste
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Mix meatball ingredients together. Form balls and brown in a frying pan until cooked. Set aside.
  2. While meatballs are cooking, get cauliflowers going. Preheat oven to 400. Cover bottom of casserole dish with cauliflower, tossed with olive oil. Cook 10-15 min until a bit tender. Remove from oven, add meatballs to pan and cover with tomaote sauce. Spring cheese on top. Put back in 400 degree oven until bubbling and cheese browned (15--20 min or so). Enjoy!

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