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Keto Baked Italian Meatball Recipe (Cheese Stuffed)

These Keto Baked Italian Meatball Recipe (Cheese Stuffed) make a gorgeous appetizer, or a perfect entrée on top of a bed of zucchini noodles.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 people, 12 meatballs
Calories 335kcal
Author Faith

Ingredients

Cheese Filling:

Meat:

Optional:

Instructions

  • For the cheese filling, add all ingredients to a food processor and puree until well combined. Scoop the filling out into 12 (1-tablespoon) balls. Cover and freeze until solid, about 2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, mix together all ingredients for the meat in a large bowl. Scoop the meat into 12 equal portions and roll each into a ball. Cover and refrigerate until the cheese balls are frozen.
  • Once the cheese balls are frozen, preheat the oven to 375F and line a large baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Lightly spray it with avocado oil.
  • Working with 1 meatball at a time, stuff a cheese ball into the center and shape the meat around the cheese. Continue until all the meatballs are stuffed with cheese.
  • Arrange the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet and lightly spray the tops with avocado oil. Bake until the meat is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm, with marinara sauce if desired.

Notes

Net Carbs: 4g per serving (2 meatballs)

Nutrition

Serving: 2meatballs | Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 2.4mg