What dog doesn’t love a good ball?  A ball toss around the yard is sure to please any pup, but this week Best Bully Sticks shares with readers how to toss up a different kind of good time for your dog.  Meatballs! This week’s Drool Recipe is chocked-full of yummy bits that are drool-worthy and not to mention healthy for your dog.

K-9 Ingredient Meatballs

1/2 pound ground beef

1/2 cup cooked brown rice

1 carrot, shredded

1 stalk celery, finely chopped

1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley

2 tablespoons Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

1 large egg

2 teaspoons ground turmeric

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease a muffin pan or a baking sheet. 

2. In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well. Fill each muffin tin with about 1/4 cup of the mixture, or form the mixture into 10 balls and place on the baking sheet. 

3. Bake about 15 minutes to ensure the meatballs are cooked through. Let cool completely on a rack.

Recipe Note: Makes about 10-12 meatballs

(courtesy of Rachael Ray)