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on Monday, 01 December 2014 11:39. Posted in Farmer's Market Update


Makes 10 Servings 


1/2 cup light mayonnaise

1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream

1/4 cup reduced-fat blue cheese

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 pound ground chicken breast

1 small red bell pepper, minced

3 tablespoons reduced-sodium bottled hot pepper sauce

2 tablespoons plain dry whole wheat bread crumbs

1 shallot, minced 

1 garlic clove, minced

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 1/2 cups celery sticks

2 1/2 cups carrot sticks



1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a large baking pan with cooking spray.

2. To make the dressing combine mayonnaise, sour cream, blue cheese, lemon juice and pepper in a small bowl.

3. Cover and refrigerate to allow the flavors to blend, about 15 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, combine ground chicken, bell pepper, 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce, bread crumbs, shallot, garlic, and salt in a large bowl until well mixed. With lightly moistened hands, from the mixture into 30 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Place on the baking sheet. Bake until meatballs are lightly browned and cooked through, 12-15 minutes.

5. Transfer meatballs to a large bowl. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce and gently toss until coated. Serve with the dressing, celery and carrot sticks.

Nutrition Information per serving (3 meatballs with scant 2 tablespoons dressing, 1/2 cup celery sticks, 1/2 cup carrot sticks):

Calories 180

Total Fat 12g (Sat. 1.5g Trans 0g)

Cholesterol 40mg

Sodium 310mg

Carbs 9g

Fiber 2g

Protein 10g

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