Healthy Meal Prep
Cocktail Meatballs 4 Ways Recipe

Cocktail Meatballs 4 Ways


Follow this quick and easy formula for lighter appetizer meatballs seasoned and sauced any way you like.


  • 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ¼ pounds lean ground beef
  • ½ cup fine dry bread crumbs


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Pulse beans, garlic, egg white, water, salt-free seasoning, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Mix together bean mixture, ground beef, and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Do not overmix. Shape into 1-inch balls and put on a lightly greased rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a thermometer inserted in centers registers 165 degrees F (74 degrees C), 12 to 14 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Cocktail Meatballs 4 Ways

Servings Per Recipe: 9
Calories: 155.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 25 %
carbohydrates: 2 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
fat: 14 %
saturated fat: 17 %
cholesterol: 13 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 38 %
vitamin b6: 9 %
vitamin c:
folate: 3 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 5 %
potassium: 5 %
sodium: 14 %
thiamin: 7 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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