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Low Carb Italian Meatballs with Basil and Parmesan

Low Carb Italian Meatballs with Basil and Parmesan

Try these Low Carb Italian Meatballs with Basil and Parmesan, they’re easy to make!

These low-carb Italian meatballs can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge. They keep for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

This recipe makes 5 serves. 1 serve is 7 meatballs,  assuming that you got 35 meatballs for the whole recipe.

Low Carb Meatballs Italian Basil & Parmesan

Low Carb Meatballs Italian Basil & Parmesan

Ingredients for Making Your Low Carb Italian Meatballs with Basil and Parmesan:

Meatballs

  • 1 pound of Ground Beef
  • 2 ounces (1/2 cup) of Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon of Marjoram, dried
  • ¼ teaspoon of Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ cup of Fresh Basil, finely chopped
  • 1 Egg

Sauce

Instructions for Making Your Low Carb Italian Meatballs:

Meatballs

  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/390F.
  2. Line a roasting tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Place all the meatball ingredients into a large bowl and mix well. We recommend wearing food safe disposable gloves.
  4. Roll into tablespoon sized balls and place on the prepared tray. We got 35 meatballs.
  5. Bake in the oven for 10-13 minutes.

Sauce

  1. In a saucepan add all the sauce ingredients over low heat.
  2. Gently warm and whisk ingredients together.
  3. Turn the heat up to medium, add the meatballs and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  4. Serve over zucchini noodles or with a side of Cauliflower Mash.
Delicious Bowl of Low Carb Italian Meatballs

Delicious Bowl of Low Carb Italian Meatballs

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Low Carb Italian Basil & Parmesan Meatballs [Keto, Gluten Free]
Low Carb Italian Basil & Parmesan Meatballs
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Low Carb Italian Basil & Parmesan Meatballs

Everyone has their favourite meatball recipe and we’re no different. Why not try our Low Carb Italian Basil & Parmesan Meatballs!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 serves
Calories 427 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup basil finely chopped
  • 1 Egg

Sauce

  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup tomato passata
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

Meatballs

  1. Preheat your oven to 200C/390F.
  2. Line a roasting tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Place all the meatball ingredients into a large bowl and mix well. We recommend wearing food safe disposable gloves.
  4. Roll into tablespoon sized balls and place on the prepared tray. We got 35 meatballs.
  5. Bake in the oven for 10-13 minutes.

Sauce

  1. In a small saucepan add all the sauce ingredients over low heat.
  2. Gently warm and whisk ingredients together.
  3. Turn the heat up to medium, add the meatballs and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  4. Serve over zucchini noodles or with a side of Cauliflower Mash.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Italian Basil & Parmesan Meatballs
Amount Per Serving (1 serve)
Calories 427 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 57%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 652mg 27%
Potassium 332mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 20g 40%
Vitamin A 17%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 18%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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