Here's a recipe for a healthy and comforting high-protein lunch that you can make today:
Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
1 pound ground chicken breast
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup breadcrumbs
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup marinara sauce
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
Fresh basil for garnish
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, mix together ground chicken, parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Form the mixture into small meatballs.
Place the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until they are cooked through and golden brown.
Remove the meatballs from the oven, and spoon marinara sauce over the top of each one.
Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the meatballs, and return them to the oven for an additional 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Garnish with fresh basil and serve with your favorite pasta or a side salad.
This recipe is a comforting and delicious take on traditional chicken parmesan. It's high in protein and packed with flavor from the parmesan cheese, garlic and marinara sauce, and it's a great way to get some comfort food in a healthy way.
Nutritional breakdown of this recipe per serving (based on 4 servings):
Calories: 819 Protein: 107g Fat: 42.7g Carbohydrates: 13.7g
Please note that this nutritional information is an estimate and can vary depending on the brands of ingredients used and the specific preparation methods used.