Skinified Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs with Olive Oil Biscuits

 

Skinnified Meatball

Entered in the 2015 Blogger Recipe Challenge – Submitted by Skinny Girl Standard

INGREDIENTS:

For the Skinified Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs
1 & 1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
3/4 cup & 3 tablespoons liquid egg-whites
1 & 1/2 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
3/4 cup grated Parmesan
1 package Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Italian Meatballs
1 cup park-skim or low-fat shredded mozzarella

For the Olive Oil Biscuits
2 cups all-purpose flour
1.5 tablespoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar (See note about cream of tartar above.)
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 teaspoon of Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Italian Meatballs
4 tablespoons olive oil
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk or unsweetened cashew milk

DIRECTIONS:

For the Skinified Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Combine ground turkey with liquid egg-whites and mix well. Add breadcrumbs to the meat and egg-white mixture and combine with a stand mixer.

Add Parmesan and the contents of one Italian Meatball blend package, and turn stand mixer on medium speed for approximately two minutes.

Round meat into 8 large meatballs, rounding holes in the middle of each. Stuff each meatball with Mozzarella cheese, approximately 1.25 tablespoons each. Close meatballs, rounding them together in your hand so that no cheese escapes. Place, evenly spaced, on a non-stick or well-greased oven-safe tray and cover with foil. Bake for approximately 35 – 42 minutes.

Olive Oil Biscuits

Preheat oven to 450F. In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar, salt (optional) and ½ teaspoon Healthy Solutions Italian Meatballs seasoning. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1/3 cup almond milk or cashew milk and mix only until combined.

Lightly flour a flat surface with about 1 tablespoon of additional flour. Kneed 3 – 4 times, fold in half and kneed again.  Using a rolling pin, flatten your dough into a circle approximately 12 inches in diameter. Using a biscuit cutter, cut approximately 8 biscuits. On a lightly greased tray, bake biscuits for about 10 – 15 minutes.

 

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