Keto Meatballs

Extra cheese holds those gentle meatballs together perfectly without any type of flour. A breeze to whip up makes those the correct weeknight dinner for all of us and leaving you plenty of time whip up a Keto Cheesecake for dessert!

Keto Meatballs

Keto Meatballs


1 lb. ground beef
clove garlic, minced
1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
large egg, beaten
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
medium onion, chopped
cloves garlic, minced
(28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes
1 tsp. dried oregano

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl combine beef, garlic, mozzarella, Parmesan, parsley, egg, salt, and pepper. Form into 16 meatballs.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add meatballs and cook, turning occasionally, until golden on all sides, about 10 minutes. Remove from skillet and place on a paper towel-lined plate.
  3. To the same skillet, add onion and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more. Add tomatoes and oregano and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add meatballs back to skillet, cover and simmer until sauce has thickened, 15 minutes. Garnish with Parmesan before serving.

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