Meatballs with PGX Daily
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Yield: 30-45 meatballs
Prep Time: 15-25 minutes
Total Time: 30-45 minutes
The classic spaghetti and meatballs dish that could possibly become a kids favorite dinner dish. Served with a fresh green salad and homemade vinaigrette dressing to make it complete! Remember to choose high fiber pasta and choose to make your own tomato sauce or find organic pasta sauce that is low in sugar, sodium and fat.
- 1 Egg
- ¼ tablespoon Paprika powder
- ¼ tsp Chili powder
- ¼ Sage powder
- ½ tablespoon Garlic powder (or 1 medium size clove of crushed garlic)
- 2-3 tablespoon of Barbeque or marinating sauce (or ketchup)
- ½ tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ pound lean ground pork, (naturally raised-pastured)
- ½ pound lean ground beef or bison (grass fed, organic)
- 1//3 cup oatmeal, dry
- 4 PGX Daily Singles sticks (PGX = 10 grams)
- Replace oatmeal with cooked brown rice (leftover from a previous meal)
- 1-2 tablespoons of fresh herbs such as basil, cilantro or chives
- ¼ cup finely chopped Swiss chard or kale leaves (no stems)
- Sesame seeds: 1/3 sesame seeds on a flat plate. Once you form the meatball, roll it around the plate to coat it evenly with the seeds
- Line 2 baking tray with tin foil.
- Preheat oven to 400° F (204°C).
- In a metal mixing bowl, add the first 7 ingredients and mix with a spoon or whisk.
- In the same bowl, add the ground pork, beef, and oatmeal and if using PGX Daily Singles, add granules in at this time.
- Use your hands to mix the remaining ingredients.
- Take approximately 1 tablespoon of meat mixture between your palms and make a ball. Place on the foil lined baking tray. Leave ½ inch space between meatballs on the baking sheet.
- Bake 15-20 minutes or until the meat begins to slightly brown on the outside. Let cool for 5 minutes so they firm up before serving.
- Beef and pork cooked temperature should reach 160-170° F (71.1-76.6° C) or until the meat’s juice runs clear.
To find a supplier of naturally raised animals for meat consumption, try this website;http://www.eatwild.com/products/canada.html#BC