Low-Carb-Meatball-Casserole-Recipe-FB

Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • Meatball Ingredients:
  • * 1 lb ground beef I used 85/15 blend
  • * 1 lb spicy pork sausage
  • * 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • * 1/3 cup grated or shredded parmesan
  • * 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds substitute for breading
  • * 2 egg
  • * 2 tsp onion powder
  • * 2 tsp fresh minced garlic
  • * 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning blend
  • Casserole Toppings:
  • * Low Carb Red Sauce Spaghetti or Marinara
  • * 2 Cups Cheese for the top of the casserole
  • * Fresh basil for a topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400. Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray
  • Use a food processor to crush the pork rinds.
  • Combine all the ingredients (except for the red sauce 2 cups cheese and fresh basil that is set aside for the casserole) for the meatballs.  I use my hands to mix all these ingredients.
  • Use a small cookie scoop and make small meatballs (all the same size)
  • Place the meatballs in a casserole dish and bake them for 15 to 20 minutes or until the meatballs are fully cooked.
  • Remove them from the oven and drain the grease.
  • Top with the low carb red sauce and cheese and put them back in the oven.
  • Bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes until the cheese has fully melted.
  • Serve with a side salad or over zoodles and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 5meatballs | Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.2g | Protein: 18.8g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 2.1g

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