The Best Keto Meatballs Recipes (Low Carb)

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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 NINE of my favorite Keto meatballs recipes from here at Cook at Home Mom and some of my favorite bloggers.

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!

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!

Low Carb and Keto Meatball Recipes

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs

A gray plate filled with Swedish meatballs, zucchini noodles, and mashed potatoes.

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! Whole30 compliant.
Recipe by Cook at Home Mom


Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

A cast iron skillet filled with buffalo chicken balls and sauce.

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


Big Mac Burger Bites

A hand holds a toothpick with a cherry tomato, mini pickle, lettuce, and mini burger bite.

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!
Recipe by Cook at Home Mom


Chicken Piccatta Meatballs

Finished dish, served with cauliflower mash and green beans on a white plate.

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

Two white bowls filled with low carb turkey meatballs and zucchini noodles soup, finished recipe.

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. Whole30 compliant!
Recipe by Cook at Home Mom


Pesto Chicken Meatballs

Low Carb Pesto Chicken Meatballs, finished recipe, served on a white dish with cooked spaghetti squash.

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

Roasted Spaghetti Squash cut in half and stuffed with meatballs, red marinara sauce, and topped with fresh basil.

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. Whole30 compliant.
Recipe by Cook at Home Mom


Vietnamese Lemongrass Meatballs

Finished dish on a white plate, served with sliced cucumbers and carrots.

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

A bowl filled with lettuce, meatballs, red pepper hummus and cauliflower tabbouleh on a white board.

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.
Recipe by Cook at Home Mom


Thanks for checking out these Low Carb / Keto Meatballs 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).

Did you know I have a whole category of my blog dedicated to Low Carb and Keto Recipes? I hope you’ll check them out!

And if you’re on the hunt for more healthy, Low Carb dinner recipes, be sure to check out these favorites:

**A big, gigantic, enormous THANK YOU to the talented bloggers who’ve allowed me to share these recipes with you. Click the links above to connect with them and to get these and so many more recipes!

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