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Learn how to make this easy cheesy keto meatball casserole for a quick and easy keto dinner! With only 3.9 grams of net carbs per serving, this meatball casserole is THE BEST!

keto meatball casserole recipe

Can these be made with frozen meatballs?

Yes, you can make the casserole with frozen meatballs. Arrange the meatballs in a gently greased baking dish and bake for 5 minutes more than stated in the recipe.

Tips for making meatball casserole

  • When adding zucchini, make sure you squeeze them out as much as possible. Any excess liquid will  make your meatballs soggy.
  • When choosing a meat, go with finely ground meat. This will ensure you have smoothly shaped meatballs. You can also add a mozzarella cube in each meatball for an extra cheesy casserole.

Ingredients for meatball casserole

These are all the ingredients you will need to make this keto casserole recipe:

  • 1lb. Ground pork
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Italian herbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup sugar-free tomato sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella or gouda cheese

How to make keto meatball casserole

To start making this keto meatball casserole, gather all of your ingredients and preheat the oven to 400F.

In a bowl, combine the pork, mozzarella, zucchini, eggs, and spices.

ingredients to make meatball casserole

Once mixed, it should look like this:

Shape the mixture into meatballs and arrange into a casserole dish.

Bake the meatballs for 30 minutes and pull out of the oven.

Pour over the tomato sauce and top with the cheese, then bake the casserole for another 10-15 minutes.

Once baked this low carb meatball casserole should look like this:

baked meatball casserole

 

Serve this cheesy keto casserole made with meatballs warm.

low carb meatball casserole

How to store this easy casserole recipe

Place the casserole in an airtight container and refrigerate 3-4 days. If freezing, portion the casserole and freeze up to a month. To reheat; thaw in a fridge overnight and heat in the oven at 350F.

 

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Cheesy Keto Meatball Casserole

Cheesy Keto Meatball Casserole

Try out this easy cheesy keto meatball casserole for a quick and easy keto dinner! With only 3.9 grams of net carbs per serving, this casserole is THE BEST!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1lb. Ground pork
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Italian herbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup sugar-free tomato sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella or gouda cheese

Instructions

    1. To start, gather all of your ingredients and preheat the oven to 400F.
    2. In a bowl, combine the pork, mozzarella, zucchini, eggs, and spices.
    3. Shape the mixture into meatballs and arrange into a casserole dish.
    4. Bake the meatballs for 30 minutes and pull out of the oven.
    5. Pour over the tomato sauce and top with the cheese, then bake the casserole for another 10-15 minutes.
    6. Once baked, serve warm.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

3 meatballs

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 229Total Fat: 7.1gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 479mgCarbohydrates: 5.2gNet Carbohydrates: 3.9gFiber: 1.3gSugar: 3.3gProtein: 35g

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