Rating: 3.5 stars
18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2011


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19 mins
8 servings (serving size: 2 meatballs and 1 tablespoon sauce)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°.

  • To prepare meatballs, combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl; shape mixture into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add 8 meatballs to pan, and cook for 6 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove meatballs from pan, and arrange on the rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with the remaining 8 meatballs.

  • Bake at 425° for 7 minutes or until done.

  • To prepare the sauce, combine soy sauce, basil leaves, green onions, juices, 1 1/2 teaspoons water, mirin, and red pepper in a small bowl. Serve sauce with meatballs. Garnish with basil leaves and additional chopped green onions, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; fat 10.2g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 3.9g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 16.8g; carbohydrates 9.2g; fiber 0.7g; cholesterol 103mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 544mg; calcium 40mg.