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Keto Stuffed Meatballs

These mozzarella stuffed meatballs bring a fun twist to the classic meatball recipe. They bring you a gourmet experience with oozy cheese in the middle of each meatball and come
with a rich tomato sauce.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: keto stuffed meatballs, low-carb stuffed meatballs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 514kcal


  • 0.75 lb Ground beef
  • 0.5 lb Ground pork
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 4 oz Mozzarella cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 4 Tomatoes pureed
  • 3/4 cup Shredded Mozzarella
  • Chopped parsley for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine beef, pork, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and herbs.
  • Divide mixture into 12 parts.
  • Flatten each part between palms and place a cube of mozzarella in the middle.
  • Wrap the meat around the cheese.
  • Brush the baking dish with ½ tablespoon olive oil and add the meatballs.
  • Bake the meatballs for 12 minutes.
  • In the meantime, heat remaining oil in a skillet. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add pureed tomatoes and simmer the sauce for 12 minutes.
  • Pour the sauce over meatballs and continue to bake for 12 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella on top and pop in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.


Serving: 3meatballs | Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.9g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 36g | Fiber: 0.9g