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Broccoli Chicken Meatballs

  • Author: Mia Zarlengo
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 16 meatball 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Dinner


Simple broccoli chicken meatballs.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups of broccoli florets, very finely diced
  • 1 lb ground chicken, organic if possible
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • Dash of black pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. 
  2. Dice the broccoli very finely. Heat a large pan over medium heat, then add the olive oil and broccoli. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until just soft and bright green. Set aside to cool.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to a large bowl, then add broccoli after letting it cool. Use clean hands to combine all of the meatball ingredients- be sure to mix well so seasonings get evenly mixed.
  4. Form into 15-16 meatballs and line them up on the parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 28-30 minutes, until cooked through and tops are slightly browned.