Oriental Meatballs With Peppers
201 Calories
10 g Carbs
17 g Protein
10 g Fat
Total Time
6 servings

Don't steer clear of big bad ground beef. Choose a lean variety and start experimenting!


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp table salt
  • ½ tsp, ground black pepper
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp raw oats
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup low-sodium beef broth
  • ½ cup light soy sauce
  • 1 cup, sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup, sliced onions

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  1. Combine the beef, chopped onions, salt, pepper, egg whites, garlic, oats, oil and water. Form into bite-sized meatballs and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a skillet; add peppers, mushrooms and onions. Sauté veggies until tender, adding a little more garlic if desired.
  3. Once tender, remove veggies from pan and set aside.
  4. In remaining juices and oil, cook meatballs for 3-5 minutes, or until no longer pink inside.
  5. Add beef broth and soy sauce and place the removed vegetables back in the pan.
  6. Continue to cook for 2-5 more minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  7. Serve immediately; if desired, serve with brown rice.

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