Everybody, and I mean everybody, loves meatballs. We like to call them amaze-balls in our house, because we love them so much! The best part? If you’re sticking to a Low Carb or Ketogenic diet (or Whole30, for that matter), you don’t have to give them up! I’m sharing 11 of my favorite Keto meatballs recipes from here at Cook at Home Mom and some of my favorite bloggers.
Cooking for different dietary restrictions
One of the things I really enjoy is finding recipes that work well for a crowd, across different dietary restrictions and eating plans. And I know a TON of people who have some family members following Keto while the other is following Whole30. Do you, too? Don’t be overwhelmed by it!
Although they’re different, there’s actually a good amount of overlap between what you can eat on Whole30 and Keto eating plans.
To make it easier, I noted the recipes that crossover (are both Keto and Whole30/Paleo compliant) and those which are stand-alone (Keto only). I hope that’s helpful!
The BEST Low Carb & Keto Meatball Recipes
Make these meatballs at home for your family, for your next get-together, or for meal prep, because meatballs are friggin’ amazing and I bet you didn’t realize just how versatile the flavors can be!
Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs
No need to go to Ikea! These homemade Ikea Swedish meatballs are seriously the most delicious and super easy recipe ever, and they’re served with a perfectly rich and creamy gravy! Instant Pot and Slow Cooker instructions included. Recipe is also Whole30 compliant.
Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
You probably already know how much I adore Buffalo Chicken anything, but Buffalo Chicken Meatballs? SIGN ME UP. Now. I’m serious. Do it. Recipe by All the Healthy Things. Also Whole30 compliant.
Big Mac Burger Bites
The cutest little air fryer meatballs, topped with special sauce, lettuce, pickles, and tomatoes, all served on a toothpick. These would be great for a fun appetizer on game day! Also Whole30 compliant.
Chicken Piccatta Meatballs
These Low Carb Chicken Piccatta Meatballs have all the classic flavors you love in the traditional dish, but in a meatball. That’s amore! Recipe by The Daley Plate.
Turkey Meatball & Zucchini Noodle Soup
It’s the middle of winter and you’ve got the sniffles. What do you want? THIS SOUP. It’s super fast, family-friendly and ultra nourishing, great for warming up on a chilly day. Also Whole30 compliant!
Pesto Chicken Meatballs
Everything in the world is made better with homemade pesto, don’t you think? These Keto-friendly Chicken Meatballs are definitely going on next week’s meal plan! Recipe by Paleo Running Momma.
Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs Marinara
You can feed a crowd with this dish, or better yet, just freeze half for later! This recipe is super family friendly, and my kids absolutely adore it. Also Whole30 compliant.
Vietnamese Lemongrass Meatballs
What a time to be alive! I’m kind of obsessed with the bright flavors in these Vietnamese meatballs: lemongrass, chili pepper, ginger, garlic and more. The recipe calls for either pork or chicken, so you can use whichever you prefer! Whole30 compliant. Recipe by I Heart Umami.
Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs w/ Cauliflower Tabbouleh
These lamb meatballs are the perfect weeknight flavor bomb! They’re served on a crunchy romaine salad with Bean-Free Roasted Red Pepper hummus, cilantro, and lemon. Whole30 compliant.
Keto Italian Meatballs
I love that the classic flavors in these meatballs! What’s even better is they freeze beautifully, so you can double the recipe and freezer half for a super easy dinner on another day. Just mix, roll, and freeze, and when you’re ready to enjoy them, bake & serve! Recipe by Real Balanced.
Carne Asada Meatballs
All the flavors you love about carne asada — citrus, herbs, cumin, and jalapeño, together in meatball form. Oh my!! If you don’t mind, wait just a moment while I wipe the drool off my chin. Recipe from The Castaway Kitchen.
Thanks for checking out these recipes!
By now I’m sure your mouth is watering and your stomach is rumbling, and you won’t be able to get meatballs out of your mind! Sorry (not sorry). Let me know your favorites in the comments below!
Here are more healthy, Keto & Low Carb dinner recipes:
- Egg Roll in a Bowl with Sweet Mayo (Keto, Whole30)
- Classic Instant Pot Pot Roast (Low Carb Adaptation Included, Whole30)
- Turkey Meatball Soup with Zucchini Noodles (Keto, Whole30)
- Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers (Keto, Whole30)
- Chicken & Pesto Spaghetti Squash Casserole (Keto, Gluten Free)
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