Nearly carb free meatballs - gluten free

Nearly Carb Free Meatballs - Grain Free

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked meatballs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 37 meatballs
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Lisa | Low Carb Yum
These low carb meatballs can be served immediately or stored in the freezer to enjoy later. Tastes great with marinara sauce and cheese.
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  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup crushed pork rinds or crumbs from low carb bread
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 3 tablespoon fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dried
  • 1 1/4 pound ground venison beef, or turkey (I used venison)
  • 1 small chopped onion or 1 tablespoon dried minced onion (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced


  • Mix all ingredients together in large bowl.
  • Using large scoop, form mixture into even size balls and place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in oven at 400°F for 25 to 30 minutes.



Any low carb bread can be toasted and then crumbed if using instead of the pork rinds.
Makes about 37 meatballs Per serving (6 meatballs): 274 calories, 16g fat, 671 mg sodium, 3g carb, 1.2g fiber, 1.8g net, 28.8g protein Cooked meatballs can be frozen for up to 2 months (cool first).


Serving: 6meatballs | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 28.8g | Fat: 16.3g | Sodium: 671mg | Fiber: 1.2g

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