Peppizzaballs3WMsmall-492x700 A low carb & gluten free pepperoni pizza meatballsrecipe that will win over the entire family! We even snuck in a secret healthy ingredient!

Yield :

  •  Makes  5 servings of 3 meatballs each .

 

Ingredients :

      • For the meatballs:
      • 1 lb. ground beef (80/20)
      • 1 egg
      • ⅓ cup almond flour
      • ½ cup shredded raw zucchini
      • ¼ cup pepperoni, chopped
      • ⅓ cup parmesan cheese, grated
      • ½ tsp garlic powder
      • ½ tsp onion powder
      • ¼ tsp kosher salt
      • ⅛ tsp ground black pepper
      • 2 Tbsp olive oil for frying
      • To serve:
      • 1 cup Easy Keto Marinara Sauce
      • ½ cup shredded whole milk mozzarella
      • 15 slices pepperoni

Preparation :

  • 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 nonstick 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.

Nutritional Info :

  • Approx nutrition info per serving: 380 calories, 28g fat, 3g net carbs, 27g protein

Original recipe & image from : http://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/2015/04/low-carb-pepperoni-pizza-meatballs-gluten-free.html

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