Meatballs Without Breadcrumbs

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Written by Veronica Yoo
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Meatballs Without Breadcrumbs

When you think about meatballs without breadcrumbs, it sounds dry. Wrong! There are healthy alternative ingredients that bind the meat together and it keeps the meat moist. Moreover, it adds nutrition value.

  • Author: Veronica Yoo
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups ground beef, organic, grass fed
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, organic, shredded
  • 1 cup tomato & basil pasta sauce, organic
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 2 large size free range whole eggs, organic
  • 812 medium size fresh tomato, organic
  • 3 tablespoon apple puree, unsweetened
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F
  2. Add 3 cups beef, 1 cup cheese, 1 eggs, 1/2 cup almond flour, 3 tbsp. apple puree, and 1/4 tsp. 3 spices in a large mixing bowl and mix well ( use your hands).
  3. Make 12 meatballs.
  4. Place meatballs in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Remove the meatballs out of the oven.
  6. Pour a cup mixture of parsley & tomato pasta sauce on the meatballs evenly.
  7. Cover the meatballs with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and decorate outline edge with fresh tomatoes
  8. Place the meatballs in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes until cheese is melted
  9. Take meatballs out of the oven

Enjoy meatballs with mix salad or steamed asparagus!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 meatball
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 11
  • Carbohydrates: 1.5
  • Protein: 12.8

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Veronica Yoo

Veronica is dedicated and experienced nutritionist and certified health coach who specializes in functional medicine, She's a published author, nutritional instructor, WBFF professional figure athlete, and both the brains and beauty behind all that Makeover Nutrition offers.

Veronica is also the President & CEO of a BC based health and wellness association; Pacific Alliance of Body Care.