Weight Watchers friendly Italian Meatballs. Great for an appetizer, served with pasta or rice -- or even stirred into soup! Recipe at livelaughrowe.com
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Italian Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 tsp regular butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup diced or minced uncooked onion
  • 1 pound uncooked lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup Zoup! Good, Really Good™ Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine

Instructions

  • In a large pan or cast-iron skillet, melt butter and oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, until they start to caramelize, about 8 to 10 minutes.  Remove onions and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add beef, egg, parsley, Italian seasoning, and salt; mixing well to combine.
  • With damp hands, roll 48 1/2-inch meatballs or 33-34 1-inch meatballs.
  • Place same pan or skillet over medium-low heat.  Add meatballs, broth and wine; simmer until cooked through, gently turning meatballs once during cooking, about 20 minutes.
    Weight Watchers friendly Italian Meatballs. Great for an appetizer, served with pasta or rice -- or even stirred into soup! Recipe at livelaughrowe.com

Notes

-48 meatballs will serve 12 , yielding 4 meatballs per serving at 2 SmartPoints within the FreeStyle program.
-33-34 meatballs will serve 8, yielding 4 meatballs per serving at 4 SmartPoint within the FreeStyle program.