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Nacho Meatballs Low Carb/Gluten Free

Posted by on Apr. 20, 2016 at 12:41 PM
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Loaded Nacho Meatballs
 

A low carb and gluten free meatball recipe inspired by my favorite snack, loaded nachos!

Serves: 16 meatballs

Ingredients
For the Meatballs:
  • 1lb. ground beef (80/20)
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp prepared salsa (sugar free)
  • 1 Tbsp pickled jalapenos, chopped
For the Topping:
  • ¼ cup prepared salsa (sugar free)
  • ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 16 pickled jalapeno slices
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream

Instructions
To make the meatballs:
  1. Combine all of the meatball ingredients in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly, Form into 16 meatballs. Saute in a large nonstick pan until golden brown and cooked through - about 3 - 4 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.
To Serve:
  1. Arrange the meatballs on an ovenproof dish. Top with about 1 tsp salsa, and 1 tsp shredded cheddar each. Place under the broiler for about one minute or until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven, top each meatball with a dab of sour cream and a slice of pickled jalapeno.

Notes
Approximate nutrition information:
per meatball naked: 81 calories, 6g fat, .5g net carbs, 7g protein
per meatball with toppings: 93 calories, 7g fat, .8g net carbs, 7g protein
4 meatballs naked: 324 calories, 24g fat, 2g net carbs, 28g protein
4 meatballs with toppings: 372 calories, 28g fat, 3.2g net carbs, 28g protein

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 4 meatballs
by on Apr. 20, 2016 at 12:41 PM
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by Bobbi Owner on Apr. 27, 2016 at 10:39 AM

I think that these would be good on a sub bun,either dressed out or using the stuff to dress them spread and cooked on the bun till the cheese was melted, then add the meatballs.

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