Low Carb Meatballs -- easy healthy recipe
Here are our tasty low carb meatballs. It is an easy healthy recipe. These are from our low carb ultra-easy Paleo recipes, and Paleo nutrition is well known for health and weight loss.
This is an excellent appetizer, or snack, or main meal if served with a green salad or green low carb vegetables for lunch or dinner.
The recipe yields four servings. Increase or decrease the ingredient quantities if more or fewer meatballs are required.
If you would like to read more in-depth about low carb foods and recipes, or our ultra wholly natural Paleo low carb -- nutrition for HEALTH and weight loss, see our recommended reading list further down this page.
Ingredients for the Low Carb Meatballs
( a ) 1½ lbs of ground (minced) beefsteak, preferably grass-fed or organic
( b ) 8 scallions (spring onions) finely chopped
( c ) 1 tablespoon of coconut butter/oil
( d ) 2 garlic cloves (optional) finely minced
( e ) 2 organic eggs, beaten
( f ) Optional ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese (not to be included if you are following a Paleo diet)
( g ) ½ teaspoon of sage (optional)
( h ) ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
( i ) ½ teaspoon of sea salt
( j ) 1 bunch of chopped cilantro (coriander) to garnish
Recipe Method for the Low Carb Meatballs
Before we move on with the low carb meatballs method, in case you have use of one, here is a general Oven Temperature Conversion Chart. It gives conversions for Fahrenheit, Celsius, Gas Mark, and Terms Used. Print it out if you wish and use for reference whenever needed.
In a skillet, gently cook the chopped scallions (spring onions) with the minced garlic until slightly softened.
In a large bowl, mix the softened scallions and garlic, with the ground beef, sage, cheese, beaten eggs, salt, and pepper. Divide the mixture into meatballs, each approximately 1½ inch (the size of a golf ball).
Arrange the meatballs on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
When cooked, sprinkle with the chopped cilantro (coriander) and serve hot as an appetizer or snack. Alternatively, serve with a fresh green salad or low carb leafy green vegetables.
This baked meatball recipe yields 4 small servings (increase or decrease the ingredient quantities if more or fewer meatballs are required):
grams of proteins 45/ grams of carbs 3 / grams of fat 30
Low carb vegetables play an important part in a healthy low carb diet. However, not all vegetables are equal in carbohydrates. Some are relatively high in carbohydrates. So, choose wisely.
If you are unsure which vegetables are best for a low carb diet, see our free Low Carb Vegetables Chart. You will find the link to that page awaiting you further down this page.
This completes the low carb meatball recipe. Avoid any ingredients to which you are sensitive or allergic. Consuming anything to which one is (perhaps unknowingly) sensitive or intolerant can inhibit weight loss.
Web pages to help you further:
Low carb, & ulta low carb Paleo to help further
Now that you have the ‘Low Carb Meatballs’ recipe, if you would like to learn more, see our 'Low Carb Foods List,' or the 'Low Carb Vegetables' page that also has a free carb counter chart that you may print out for daily reference if you wish. Alternatively, visit our very low carb foods list, which is on the 'Paleo Diet' page. The page links are listed directly below.
Books for low carb, & ultra nutritious Paleo low carb
The books are available at some good bookstores, especially Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk usually in Kindle and paperback form, sometimes as hardbacks. If you found the low carb meatballs informative, these books are excellent further reading suggestions.
Here is an external link to a low carb tomato sauce recipe.