These skillet French onion chicken meatballs are a twist on French onion soup and make for a cozy cold-weather dinner. Caramelized onions are simmered in a rich sauce with chicken meatballs seasoned with herbes de Provence. Serve the meatballs with pasta, rice, or bread on the side or pile them into rolls for decadent meatballs subs.
Caramelizing onions: If you use a 10-inch pan, the onions will take about an hour and a half to get to the right texture and color. The cooking time will vary if you use a different-sized pan. You can read more tips about caramelizing onions in the post.
Leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several days. They’re also freezer-friendly. Once you’ve cooked the meatballs in the sauce, transfer it all to a freezer container. They’ll keep in the freezer for a few months. Wait to add the cheese until you warm them up.
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