Spicy Baby Meatballs in Broth

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Spicy Baby Meatballs in Broth


  • 1 lb Laura's 92% Lean Ground Beef (or 96% Lean Ground Round)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 clv garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp ground red pepper (divided)
  • 1 pck (32-ounce) reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 cn (14-ounce) reduced-sodium fat-free beef broth
  • 1/4 sweet onion (thinly sliced, then cut rings in half)
  • 3 celery ribs (thinly sliced at a diagonal)
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh dill
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 45 Minutes


1. Combine first 4 ingredients and 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper in a medium-size bowl. Shape mixture into 1-inch round meatballs. Set aside.
2. Bring broth, remaining 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper, onion and celery, and bring to a boil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Add meatballs. 
3. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through. Remove from heat, and stir in dill. Serve in small bowls as an appetizer.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving

  • Calories: 133.00
  • Fat Content: 6.10g
  • Protein Content: 17.10g
  • Fiber Content: 0.90g
  • Iron: 13.70mg
  • Sodium Content: 962.00mg
  • Fat Content: 3.10g
  • Protein Content: 19.10g
  • Fiber Content: 0.90g
  • Iron: 7.10mg
  • Sodium Content: 972.00mg


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