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Keto Italian Meatballs

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These super-moist beef meatballs are completely grain-free and keto diet-friendly. Try them on their own in marinara sauce, or with cooked spaghetti squash or barely cooked zoodles instead of traditional pasta. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond flour (finely ground)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese (4 oz. is 1 generous cup, for meatballs)
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 jar no sugar added marinara sauce (24 oz. per jar)
  • grated Parmesan cheese (for serving)
  • fresh basil leaves (or parsley, optional, for serving)
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    Calories410Calories from Fat240
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat240
    Total Carbohydrate9g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Gabe Lewis a day ago
    This was fantastic. Only additions: extra tsp of salt and Italian seasonings
    Anthony Gutierrez 17 days ago
    pretty good. would make again.
    Jannie Campbell 2 months ago
    Amazing! Paired with zoodles whole family loved it.
    Kenzie Allan 3 months ago
    I added chopped jalepenos and onions to it - it was a huge hit with my family!!! I served it over spaghetti squash
    Gourmet Gal 4 months ago
    Turned out pretty good. I’m going to put this in my folder for next month too. I added a few more spices to it, like garlic powder, red chili flakes and paprika for color.
    Lloyd Bradley III 4 months ago
    such a simple and delicious recipe, I added too much Italian seasoning but other then that it was perfect, best keto dinner I've had so far.
    Courtney P 5 months ago
    This was a great dish! I was surprised with how much I liked it, especially because I’m a very picky eater. Highly recommend!
    Paperless Bills 6 months ago
    I can't speak highly enough about this recipe. These meatballs turned out great! We used ground turkey and it worked well. We used Rao marinara sauce and it was fantastic too! We couldn't wait to eat the leftovers for lunch the following day.
    Salma 6 months ago
    Nice and quick! we used Mozzarella instead of Parmesan and it was still very good.
    Pickell 7 months ago
    It’s a nice easy recipe and quick to make. I add Rao’s sauce and riced cauliflower and add some shredded mozzarella on top.
    Neiman Catley 7 months ago
    delicious... i used hazelnut flour with Beyond Meatballs. 😋
    Daniel Godfrey 8 months ago
    I accidentally got too little parmesan but this still turned out great!
    Yanet 8 months ago
    It’s was absolutely delicious!
    Sheryl 8 months ago
    I have made these a few time now and each time they have been a hit!! I do use 1 lb beef and 1 lb sausage instead of 2 pounds beef. Other then hat I stick the the recipe and it’s amazing!
    Jason Chilenski 9 months ago
    Amazing!!! I did .5 cup parmasean and .5 cup pecorino Romano and A LOT OF GARLIC (because Italian)
    Good but pretty dry for me
    G Laursen a year ago
    These were absolutely fabulous and were incredibly filling!
    Bonnie H. a year ago
    I've made these several times amd everytime delicious!
    Anissa Vaughn a year ago
    Awesome recipe and my fam loved them.
    Diana 2 years ago
    Very good!! Easy to make 😊