Chicken-and-Ricotta Meatballs in Broth

Chicken-and-Ricotta Meatballs in Broth
Chicken-and-Ricotta Meatballs in Broth
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Comforting and nourishing, this twist on a classic homemade staple is a light yet filling meal that everyone in the family will love.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound ground white-meat chicken
    • 2 cups part-skim ricotta
    • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • Ground nutmeg
    • 8 cups (64 ounces) low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 lemon, zest peeled off in wide strips, plus lemon slices for serving
    • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 1 bag (6 ounces) baby spinach

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 247 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 69 mg 23.14%
    • Sodium: 800 mg 33.32%
    • Calcium: 294 mg 29.39%
    • Potassium: 119 mg 3.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.54%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.33%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 45.03%
    • Vitamin C 16.54%
    • Vitamin D 1.47%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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