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Garlic Butter Meatballs

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These garlic butter meatballs are low-carb, gluten free, and all around better for you without skipping out on any of the tastiness. 😉

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced and divided
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c. grated Parmesan, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 lb. zoodles

 

DIRECTIONS  
  1. In a large bowl mix together ground chicken, 2 garlic cloves, egg, Parmesan, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper then form into tablespoon sized meatballs.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil and cook meatballs until golden on all sides and cooked through, 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate and wipe out skillet with a paper towel.
  3. Melt butter in skillet then add remaining 3 garlic cloves and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add zoodles to skillet and toss in garlic butter then squeeze in lemon juice.
  4. Add meatballs back and heat just until warmed through. Garnish with Parmesan to serve.

ENJOY ! 😉

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