Chicken Marsala Meatballs

Crispy on the outside,  juicy and tender on the inside and coated in a tangy Marsala sauce.

Photos by: Preethi V. @cookingwithpree

  • 25 min

    Preparation
  • 20 min

    Cooking
  • 45 min

    Total time
  • 4

    Servings
  • Easy

    Level
  • 16

    Ingredients

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Ingredients:

  • 2 ¼ tsp plant-based butter
  • 4 oz oyster mushrooms
  • ⅛ tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 ¼ tbsp shallots
  • 1 tsp flour
  • 3 tbsp marsala wine
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 1 ¼ salt
  • pepper
  • 1 lb Hungry Planet Chicken™
  • 4 oz white mushrooms, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs
  • 4 tbsp plant-based parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • * Please use whatever products you have in your kitchen; plant-based ingredients are just what we have in ours.

Instructions:

  • Step 1.

    Preheat oven to 400°F.Make the meatballs by mixing together all these ingredients: 1 lbs Hungry Planet Chicken™, 4 oz finely chopped white mushrooms, ⅓ cup bread crumbs, 4 tbsp vegan parmesan cheese, grated, 1 tsp garlic, minced, 2 tbsp parsley, 1 tsp salt, and ½ tsp pepper.

  • Step 2.

    Using 2 tablespoons of meatball mixture, form the meat mixture into balls about 2 tbsp each and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.

  • Step 3.

    While the meatballs are cooking, make the marsala sauce. Melt the vegan butter and sweat the garlic and shallots for 3-4 minutes. Add the flour and stir smooth. Cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 4.

    Whisk the marsala wine and vegetable stock into the flour mixture. Simmer for 6-7 minutes. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Set aside.

  • Step 5.

    In a large skillet, melt 2 ¼ tsp vegan butter and add oyster mushrooms. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the completed marsala sauce and bring to a simmer.

  • Step 6.

    Add the cooked meatballs to the sauce, cover and simmer for 7-8 minutes.

  • Step 7.

    Garnish with parsley and enjoy! Recommended side: Bowtie Pasta

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