Sometimes organ meats get a bad rap, but I consider them an essential part of a healthy diet! They provide a rich source of nutrients, including COQ10, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, D, E, and K.

Season these Superfood Italian Meatballs liberally with spices such as garlic and basil – they may become your new favorite way to eat meatballs!

Hidden Superfood Italian Meatballs

Hidden Superfood Italian Meatballs

Hidden Superfood Italian Meatballs

Servings

Servings:

4 servings

4 servings

Prep Time

25 minutes

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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2/3 160 cups ml raw chicken liver or heart
  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 4 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 454 lb g ground beef
  • 1 240 cup ml zucchini grated and chopped
  • 1 4.929 tsp ml sea salt
  • 1/4 60 cups ml parsley coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 60 cups ml basil coarsely chopped
  • 1 4.929 tsp ml dried thyme

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. To food processor or high-speed blender, add raw liver or heart, onion, parsley, basil, garlic, thyme and salt. Blend until a puree forms.
  3. To large mixing bowl, add liver puree mixture, as well as ground beef and grated zucchini. Mix well until blended.
  4. Form into meatballs of equal size, approximately 3 tablespoons each.
  5. Bake on baking sheet for about 25 minutes or until cooked through in the center. Flip once halfway through cooking process. Once cooked, removed from oven and place atop roasted butternut squash or veggie noodles, or a big green salad.