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(Keto) Meatballs

Keto Meatballs

Cheesy Keto Meatballs are low-carb and Keto friendly. An easy dinner that the whole family loves! Traditional meatballs have breadcrumbs in them but these are gluten-free!

Course All Recipes, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Yield 20 meatballs
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef (80/20 mix is good)
  • 1 lb ground bulk Italian pork sausage
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons coarse Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasonings
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup marinara or pizza sauce (I like Rao's brand)
  • (optional) fresh basil or parsley for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F and spray a 9x13 casserole dish with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, pork, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, Parmesan, eggs, spices, garlic, and salt and pepper.

  3. Using a scoop, make 20 meatballs and place in the casserole dish.

  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are no longer pink in the middle. Remove pan from the oven and drain the grease.

  5. Spoon the marinara sauce on top of each meatball and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese on top. Bake for 5-10 minutes or untll the cheese is nice and melted. Garnish with basil and parsley if desired and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Keto Meatballs
Amount Per Serving (1 meatball)
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 12g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.