Keto Oven-Baked Meatballs

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Keto Oven-Baked Meatballs

40 minutes
Calories 460kcal


  • 250 grams minced beef (ground beef)
  • 250 grams minced pork (ground beef)
  • 1 eggs (large)
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (ground beef)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 500 milliliters tomato passata (ground beef)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano (ground beef)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (ground beef)
  • basil leaves
  • basil pesto
  • parmesan cheese (ground beef)


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius
  • Combine pork & beef mince, pesto, almond meal, egg, parmesan cheese and salt & pepper in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Shape into meatballs (golf ball size).
  • You should get about 20 meatballs from the mixture
  • Heat olive oil in an oven-proof frying pan on medium.
  • Fry meatballs for 7-8 minutes until browned on all sides then remove from pan and set aside
  • Add passata, garlic powder, oregano and salt & pepper to the pan and bring to a simmer for a few minutes.
  • Then return the meatballs to the pan
  • Sprinkle with cheese and place in the oven for 15-20 mins until the cheese is melted, golden and bubbling
  • Serve with basil leaves, additional pesto and parmesan cheese
  • Recipe Notes Replace the almond meal for pork rinds if you are unable to tolerate Almonds or if you would like reduce the carbs more.


Calories: 460kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:48:36.

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