Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs

Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs

Perhaps one of the most satisfying foods in this world is pizza. Keto-dieters, we've got you covered. This keto recipe uses ground beef meatballs as the base, rather than the crust. Makes a perfect snack or meal depending on how many you have.

Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs

  1. Total Time: 30 minutes
  2. Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  3. Cook Time: 15 minutes
  4. Serving Size: 2-4 people
Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs keto
  • INGREDIENTS
  • For the meatballs:
  • 1 lb. ground beef (80/20)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded raw zucchini
  • 1/4 cup pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil for frying
  • -
  • To serve:
  • 1 cup Easy Keto Marinara Sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded whole milk mozzarella
  • 15 slices pepperoni
  • INSTRUCTIONS
  • To make the meatballs:
  • Combine all of the meatball ingredients (except the olive oil) in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly. Form into 15 meatballs.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and fry the meatballs until golden brown – about 3 minutes per side. Remove and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  • To serve:
  • Place the meatballs in an oven proof dish. Spoon the sauce evenly over each meatball. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese, and a slice of pepperoni.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees, or set under the broiler for 2 – 3 minutes until the cheese is melted and the pepperoni is getting crisp. Serve hot.

NUTRITION

Calories: 380

Carbohydrates: 3.4g (Net Carbs: 3g)

Fat: 28g

Protein: 27g

Serving Size: 2 Cups

KEYWORDS: Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Meatballs