Spiced Chorizo Meatballs

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Spiced Chorizo Meatballs

45 minutes
Calories 400kcal

Ingredients

  • 7/8 pound ground pork (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1/3 chorizo sausage (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1 large eggs (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1/2 cup almond flour (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 white onion (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (20% fat, 400 g / 14.1 oz)

Instructions

  • Peel and dice the onion and garlic and dice the chorizo sausage.
  • Grease a large pan with ghee and add the chorizo, garlic and onion.
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes over a medium heat or until lightly crisped up.
  • Take off the heat and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, egg, almond flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, ground cumin and salt.
  • Mix until well combined and add the crisped up chorizo, garlic and onion from the pan using a slotted spoon.
  • Using your hands, make small-medium meatballs and place on a cutting board.
  • Heat the pan where you cooked the chorizo and onion over a medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add the meatballs and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Once browned, turn the meatballs on the other side using a fork and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  • The time depends on the size of the meatballs.
  • Remove from the heat and serve immediately or let it cool down and store in the fridge for up to 5 days.
  • To store them for longer, place in a zip-lock bag and freeze.
  • For a complete meal, try with Keto cheese sauce and Buttered Brussels sprouts!

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:29:51.

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