Delicious Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs

10 Meatballs125 cals

Take your healthy meatball game to the next well with these Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs! The whole recipe only takes around 20 minutes, is absolutely delicious, great for meal prep, and low carb friendly.

If you’re looking for a quick recipe that pairs well with almost anything, this is the one to try!

Low Carb Meatballs

Start these parmesan meatballs off by adding into a large bowl and mixing together 1 pound of lean ground beef or turkey, 1 1/2 tablespoons of parsley, 1/4 teaspoon of oregano, 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup of almond flour, 1 large egg, 1 large egg white, 2 teaspoons of minced garlic, a pinch of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, and 1/4 cup of water.

Once mixed, shape your meatballs and place them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. You don’t need the parchment paper here, it just makes clean up easier.

Put those in the oven and bake them on 350F/176C for around 20 minutes.

Ready to take your low carb parmesan meatballs to the next level? Once they’re cooked, remove them from the oven and place them into a smaller oven safe dish. I use a pie dish for this, you just want to make sure that they are a bit snug.

In that dish spoon over 3/4 cup of your choice marinara sauce, today I’m using a spicy one. On top of your marinara sauce sprinkle onto each low carb meatball a little mozzarella cheese.

Top them with whatever else you want and throw them back into the oven on 350F/176C for around 15-20 minutes or until your cheese is melted.

Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs Tips

The leaner the ground beef or turkey you use is, the less fat your recipe will have in it.

You can eat these low carb parmesan meatballs just like this or pair them with a salad, some pasta, quinoa, rice, vegetables, or anything really. Tell me what you’re going to pair your low carb meatballs with below.

Since I’ve been on a low carb diet, I’ll definitely be throwing these meatballs into my salad or on top of some fresh vegetables!

Room for dessert? Try our Stuffed Low Carb Brownies next!

Delicious Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs Recipe

Delicious Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs

Meal prep your meatballs! These Low Carb Parmesan Meatballs are protein packed, quick to make, delicious, and go with just about anything!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: low carb, meatballs, parmesan meatballs
Servings: 10 Meatballs
Calories: 125kcal
Cost: $4

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  • 1 Pound Ground Beef - or Turkey
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons Parsley
  • ¼ Teaspoon Oregano
  • ½ Cup Parmesan Cheese - Grated
  • ½ Cup Almond Flour
  • 1 Large Whole Egg
  • 1 Large Egg White
  • 2 Teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 2 Ounces Water
  • ¾ Cup Marinara Sauce
  • Mozzarella Cheese - Reduced Fat


  • Add all of your ingredients aside from your Marinara and Mozzarella in a bowl and mix them together
  • Take out a pan, place some parchment paper on it for easy clean up, and shape your meatballs however big you want them
  • Bake them on 350F/176C for 20 minutes
  • Place your cooked meatballs into a small baking dish (so they are somewhat snug)
  • Spoon on your Marinara Sauce
  • Place a little Mozzarella Cheese onto each meatball
  • Bake them again on 350F/176C for 15-20 minutes or until your cheese is golden brown



Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 1251
  • Fat: 71g
  • Saturated Fat: 21g
  • Sodium: 1102mg
  • Carbs: 14g Net Carbs = 8g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 139g
Calories in each ball (if you make 10):
  • Calories: 125
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1g
  • Sodium: 110.2mg
  • Carbs: 1.4g Net Carbs = .8g
  • Fiber: .6g
  • Sugar: .2g
  • Protein: 13.9g


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.4g | Protein: 13.9g | Fat: 7.1g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Sodium: 110.2mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 0.2g


  1. Sharon Sencindiver on September 5, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    5 stars
    These meatballs are the best ever. Thanks for a great recipe

    • Derek Howes on September 11, 2020 at 1:25 pm

      Glad you liked them Sharon!

  2. Beth T on May 10, 2020 at 8:26 am

    these Meatballs are awesome! Easy to make and very filling! Definitely make again!

    • Derek Howes on May 18, 2020 at 6:40 pm

      Glad you liked them Beth! Thank you!

  3. chris collins on December 15, 2019 at 12:00 am

    best balls ever!

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