Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are perfect for football season! Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are perfect for football season! Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

You can put buffalo sauce on anything and it will taste great! Some favorite buffalo chicken dishes are Buffalo Chicken Strips, Buffalo Chicken Jalapeno Poppers and Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps.

Since these are appetizers I calculated the N.I. per meatball but by all means, eat more than one!

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are perfect for football season! Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!

How do you make buffalo chicken meatballs?

Ground chicken is mixed with chopped celery, carrots, scallions and panko, then rolled into balls and baked in the oven. Once they are ready you toss them with hot sauce, and drizzle them with blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are perfect for football season! Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!

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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs are perfect for football season! Made with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!
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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

1
Freestyle Points
37
Calories
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Yield: 26 meatballs
COURSE: Appetizer
CUISINE: American
Perfect for football season! Baked chicken meatballs with minced celery and carrots hidden inside, topped with hot sauce, and homemade blue cheese dressing – yum!

Ingredients

  • oil spray, I used my mister
  • 1 1/4 lb ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup panko crumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely minced celery
  • 1/3 cup finely minced carrot
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup Franks Hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup skinny blue cheese dressing, optional
  • finely chopped celery leaf for garnish, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Lightly spray a non-stick baking sheet with oil.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground chicken, panko crumbs, egg, scallions, celery, carrot and garlic; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Using clean hands, mix until combined. Roll the mixture (1/8 cup each) into 26 round meatballs.
  • Place meatballs onto prepared baking sheet and bake until cooked through and golden, about 16 to 18 minutes.
  • Place the meatballs in a bowl, add the buffalo sauce and gently toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, drizzled with blue cheese dressing, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1meatball, Calories: 37kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 26mg, Sodium: 135mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 0g, Sugar: 0g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 1
Points +: 1