low carb meatballs

Low Carb Meatballs Recipe

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ann krenz

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@pinkrockturtle

i have made meatloaf like this before using raw chopped veggies and my family by far likes it better with them lightly cooked first but it depends on how your family likes it.
the only carbs are in the sauce you chose to use.
also very good without sauce.
this is very filling.
hope you enjoy.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
30-40 meatballs
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 1/2 to 4 c
lightly sauteed finily chopped veggies. (i used broccoli, cauliflower, onions, calery and mushrooms)
4 lb
ground beef
1/4 c
bacon bits
6-8
cheese sticks
2
eggs
1/8 c
sweet and hot mustard
parmigiano-reggiano, grated
2 jar(s)
your fav sauce

How to Make low carb meatballs

Step-by-Step

  • 1chop and saute veggies of your choice. the smaller the better. you can use raw but i have found that people complain that it is too crunchy if you don't. let cool
  • 2cut up cheese sticks into about 5 pieces each
  • 3preheat oven to 350
  • 4mix ground beef, bacon bits, veggies, eggs and mustard together until well combined.
  • 5take some of the meat mixture and a piece of cheese. wrap meat around cheese into about golf ball sized balls
  • 6place into pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray
  • 7when you have used all the meat mixture bake until almost done. about 30-40 min
    makes about 30 good sized meatballs
  • 8remove from oven and cool slightly
    then drain off grease
  • 9add your favorite sauce (i just use spaghetti)
    top with parm or other shredded cheese
  • 10return to oven until heated through and ready to serve

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About low carb meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb