Harissa Chicken Meatballs with Herby Tahini Sauce
Spice up your mealtime with these mouth-watering harissa chicken meatballs! Not only are they bursting with bold flavors, but they also offer a range of health benefits. Made with lean ground chicken and harissa paste, these meatballs are a great source of protein. Harissa paste is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties due to its content of chili peppers and garlic, which may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
So why not try these delicious meatballs for a tasty and healthy twist on a classic dish?
Plus, add a flavorful drizzle with this creamy and delicious herby tahini sauce! Tahini is rich in healthy fats and minerals such as magnesium and calcium, while parsley is a great source of antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamin C and K. Drizzle this sauce over salads, roasted vegetables, or grilled meats for a burst of flavor and a boost of nutrition.
1 lb ground chicken
1/3 c almond flour
3 Tbsp parsley
1 Tbsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp harissa
1 tsp ground cumin
Salt/pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 deg F convection roast.
Combine all ingredients. Let sit for 5 minutes.
Form into golfball-sized balls on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake for about 12 minutes, until juice from the meatballs runs clear and the center is no longer pink.
Herby Tahini Sauce
0.5 cup tahini
0.5 cup loosely packed fresh parsley
1/3 cup water
4 Tbsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 tsp honey
0.5 tsp sea salt
1.5 tsp garlic powder
2 Tbsp onion
Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
Drizzle over meatballs and enjoy!