1 tbsp water
1/4 cup dry whole-grain bread crumbs
1 cup fat-free cottage cheese
2 tbsp dried minced onion
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 pkg (10-oz) frozen chopped spinach, thaw and drain well
1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
Combine the egg, water, crumbs, cottage cheese, onion, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
Add the spinach and beef to the above mixture; mix well.
Shape mixture into 1-inch diameter balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet that has sides.
Broil meatballs for 8 minutes 4 to 6-inches from the heat. Turn meatballs and broil another 4 to 5 minutes until cooked through.
Yield: Serves 8
Per serving: 176 calories, 6 g carbs, 18 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges: 2 meat, 1 vegetable
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