Rice Pizza Meatballs

4 Meatballs387 cals

Today, we’re gonna make some meatballs! These Rice Pizza Meatballs are great for meal prep, pack a ton of protein, will fill you up, and pair great with other foods.

Start with 1 pound of a lean ground protein. This can be turkey, chicken, beef, and so on. We’re using ground chicken today for our pizza meatballs.

Follow that with the rest of your ingredients starting with 1 cup of a fat free or reduced fat pizza cheese, 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon of a garlic powder or seasoning, a little salt, 1/2 cup of rolled oats, 1 cup of cooked brown rice, 1 large egg, 1 large egg white, and 4 tablespoons of a tomato paste.

Mix all of those together. Using a hand mixer here will make this way easier for you!

Take out a baking pan and line it with some foil or parchment paper.

Shape your future rice pizza meatballs however big or small you want them. Repeat until all of your pizza meatball mix is gone.

Ball Size Matters

Throw them in the oven on 350F/176C for around 25-30 minutes depending on how big or small they are.

Smaller balls will likely only take around 10-15 minutes to cook.

You can eat these rice pizza meatballs with some sauce or pair them your favorite vegetable!

I usually reheat mine with the sauce and a little extra cheese on top for around a minute in the microwave.

Want to meal prep these pizza meatballs? Figure out your daily calorie intake and how many calories you want to take in from this recipe.

If you need more, double or triple the recipe. If you need less, cut the recipe in half. Catch my drift? You can use the scale tool below!

Want dessert? Try our 5 Minute Protein Cheesecake Balls next!

Rice Pizza Meatballs Recipe

Rice Pizza Meatballs

This Rice Pizza Meatballs recipe only take a few minutes to make, they're packed with protein, and taste just as good as they look!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: meatballs, pizza balls, pizza meatballs,, rice balls, rice meatballs
Servings: 4 Meatballs
Calories: 387kcal
Cost: $4.25
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: meatballs, pizza balls, pizza meatballs,, rice balls, rice meatballs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 Meatballs
Calories: 387kcal
Cost: $4.25

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Ground Turkeyor Beef/Chicken (Lean) 16 Ounces
  • 1 Cup Pizza Cheese112g Fat Free/Reduced Fat
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese40g Grated
  • ½ Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic Seasoningor Powder
  • SaltYour choice
  • ½ Cup Rolled Oats40g
  • 1 Cup Rice140g Cooked Brown
  • 1 Large Whole Egg
  • 1 Large Egg White
  • 4 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • Pizza Sauce*For Topping (Your choice)

Instructions

  • Combine and mix all of your ingredients together
  • Take out a baking pan, line it with some foil or parchment paper for easy cleanup, and shape your balls however big you want them
  • Bake on 350F/176C for around 25-30 minutes depending on how big your balls are
  • Top with Pizza Sauce

Video

Notes

Reheat them in the microwave with a little cheese on top for around a minute!
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 1548
  • Fat: 52g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Sodium: 1408mg
  • Carbs: 96g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 174g
 
Calories in each serving (around 3 balls):
  • Calories: 387
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 43.5g

Nutrition

Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 43.5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Sodium: 352mg | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 2.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Ground Turkey or Beef/Chicken (Lean) 16 Ounces
  • 1 Cup Pizza Cheese 112g Fat Free/Reduced Fat
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese 40g Grated
  • ½ Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic Seasoning or Powder
  • Salt Your choice
  • ½ Cup Rolled Oats 40g
  • 1 Cup Rice 140g Cooked Brown
  • 1 Large Whole Egg
  • 1 Large Egg White
  • 4 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • Pizza Sauce *For Topping (Your choice)

Instructions

  • Combine and mix all of your ingredients together
  • Take out a baking pan, line it with some foil or parchment paper for easy cleanup, and shape your balls however big you want them
  • Bake on 350F/176C for around 25-30 minutes depending on how big your balls are
  • Top with Pizza Sauce

Video

Notes

Reheat them in the microwave with a little cheese on top for around a minute!
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 1548
  • Fat: 52g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Sodium: 1408mg
  • Carbs: 96g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 174g
 
Calories in each serving (around 3 balls):
  • Calories: 387
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Sodium: 352mg
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 43.5g

Nutrition

Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 43.5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Sodium: 352mg | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 2.5g

2 Comments

  1. Stephen on February 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Looks great – will definitely be meal prepping a few pounds of these tomorrow!

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