Grain-Free Meatballs. Meatballs. Meatballs. Yummmmm….
Meatballs make the perfect appetizer. Or the perfect dinner. Or the perfect snack. You get the idea. I could eat grain-free meatballs any day, any time…well, except maybe not breakfast.
Yes, I enjoy meatballs. There is so much you can do with them too! Curry meatballs, meatballs with marinara and spaghetti squash, Swedish meatballs (a personal favorite), Korean meatballs—the possibilities for these grain-free meatballs are endless. And with all the options, you’ll never get bored!
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One of our favorite family traditions is to go to our church’s Christmas Eve service and then head straight to my mom’s for a late night Christmas Eve party. We call it “Junk Food Night”—but its mostly just a lot of tasty appetizers and desserts…you know, the good stuff! And of course, it was expected that I’d bring meatballs to our little shin-dig.
Unfortunately, my go-to meatball recipe was filled with breadcrumbs which is a no-no if you’re avoiding wheat and other grains. So, I adapted my favorite meatball recipe and created this grain-free version of my beloved meatball recipe. Everyone was happy that I brought meatballs, and I was happy that we didn’t have to compromise our grain-free diet to enjoy them!
It’s impossible to tell that these meatballs don’t contain breadcrumbs– they taste just as good and they hold together beautifully! They’re perfect on their own as an appetizer, tossed in your favorite sauce, or in soup. And this recipe works for those on a low-carb or Keto diet, diabetics, and Trim Healthy Mamas (it’s an S recipe)! You can make them your own by adding your favorite herbs and spices.
I hope you and your family will enjoy this grain-free meatballs recipe as much as our family has.
You’ll see this recipe also calls for Worcestershire sauce. Here’s the deal: sometimes you can find gluten-free Worcestershire, such Lea & Perrins. Here in the US it is gluten-free, but I believe in some countries it is not.
Be sure to use a gluten-free Worcestershire sauce, or you if you can’t find it, you can substitute coconut aminos instead. I’ve used coconut aminos in these grain-free meatballs and they work quite well!
Basic Grain-Free Meatballs
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Mix all ingredients until well combined.
- Form into balls and place on a pan.
- Bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until browned through.
PS: I don’t think your wheat-eating friends will even miss the bread crumbs, but maybe you don’t want to share with them…and that’s ok too! 🙂
What’s your favorite way to eat meatballs?
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- Super Easy Mexican Shredded Meat
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