You are going to LOVE this easy new entertaining idea using frozen meatballs. These frozen meatball appetizer recipes make entertaining SO easy!
Four ways to enjoy healthy chicken meatballs.
Can you believe you can have 4 different appetizers in just 15 minutes! These quick and easy meatball appetizers are perfect for when people just drop by, or that special game day party!
The holiday season is upon us and its the season of friends and entertaining. It is time to gather up those gluten free appetizer recipes! How about some healthy chicken meatballs? They make the best appetizers and party food!
Imagine friends drop by out of the blue...what would you serve? I used to panic when this happened, and often ended up pulling out a bag of chips and served a bowl of salsa. Boring, right?
(*This post was sponsored by Coastal Range Organics. All tasty lip smackin' opinions are my own!)
Well, I am not worrying anymore because I have a secret weapon that allows me to get nutritious tasty appetizers out in under 15 minutes!
Have you seen the new Coastal Range Organics chicken products in your grocery stores yet?
You will love the gluten free meatball recipe ideas I created with these gluten free chicken meatballs. Coastal Range Organics chicken meatballs are frozen, so you can keep them in your freezer and have them on-hand for any occasion!
Are you ready to check out all of the appetizers I made with a bag of meatballs?
First up is my personal favorite. Grab a gluten free baguette and give this bite-sized Italian Meatball Crostini a try!
Easy Gluten Free Appetizers Made with Frozen Meatballs
Gluten free crostini topped with marinara, a Coastal Range Organics Chicken Meatball, fresh mozzarella, and basil. These are a popular treat for game day!
You will also love that you can make this in under 15 minutes!
Here is another angle to show you how pretty these crostini are for a buffet table.
Next up is a delicious BBQ appetizer. Just drizzle your favorite barbecue sauce and top with a sweet fresh pineapple chunk!
It was hard to keep my son from eating all of these appetizers during the photoshoot 🙂
As I mentioned before, all of these party snacks are made with Coastal Range Organics Chicken Meatballs. *If not everyone in your house is gluten free, I would suggest the Coastal Range Organics Chicken Nuggets, Buffalo Wings, and Crispy Strips.
If you love tacos, this Taco Meatball appetizer will be popular. Top a corn tortilla chip with an organic chicken meatball, salsa, cheese, and a jalapeño slice!
Lastly, a special healthy chicken meatball recipe that is simple, but delicious. Grab a bottle of aged balsamic vinegar. (Aged balsamic is sweet and thick compared to regular balsamic vinegar.)
Drizzle this aged balsamic directly onto your Coastal Range Organics Chicken Meatballs. It is a delicious appetizer that is ready in about 5 minutes!
Gluten Free Coastal Range Organics Products
Coastal Range Organics gluten free products include:
- Organic Chicken Meatballs
- Organic Chicken Burgers
- Organic Grilled Chicken Strips
All of these products are located in the freezer section of your grocery store.
Although Coastal Range Organics does make non-gluten free organic chicken products too, the gluten free products are all manufactured on a clean line, so no need to worry about cross-contamination with gluten!"
Their organic chicken products are nutritious and they make a delicious healthy snack. (Just ask my teen son who was able to devour two Organic Chicken Burgers in just one sitting!) Even my picky one ate one!
Here are even more delicious Gluten Free Meatball Appetizers if you are having a party!
How to Use Frozen Meatballs to Make Appetizers in 15 Minutes
- 20 chicken meatballs
- 1/4 cup marinara
- 1/4 cup mozzarella
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup salsa
- 1 jalapeno
- 1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
- 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
- Heat the meatballs in the microwave per package instructions.
- For taco meatballs: Add one meatball to a tortilla chip. Top with salsa and cheddar cheese. Jalapeno slice optional.
- For Crostini: Slice a gluten free baguette in thin slices and toast. Top with a teaspoon of marinara sauce. Add a meatball, fresh mozzarella, and basil leaf.
- For Barbecue: Take a toothpick and add a pineapple chunk. Next add a meatball. Drizzle barbecue sauce on.
- For Balsamic: Take an aged balsamic vinegar. Aged vinegars are thick and sweet. Drizzle onto a meatball and add a toothpick!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 131Saturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 231mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 7g