Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs Recipe

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Gluten-free meatballs recipe - Dr. Axe

Let’s talk about meatballs. What is it about these little nibbles take a meal to the next level? Of course, when you buy them at the store or order them off a menu, it’s always a gamble; you’re never quite sure what’s in those.

Luckily, this is one of the simplest things to make at home! These Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs are fantastic. They’re made with grass-fed beef, which is loaded with immune-boosting conjugated linoleic acid. These also fit well into a Paleo or even keto diet.

Best of all, these meatballs keep their shape even without breading. Gluten-free eaters, rejoice! Ready to whip up a batch of these easy meatballs? Let’s get started!

Gluten-free meatballs ingredients - Dr. Axe

We’ll kick things off by placing all our ingredients, minus the oil, in a large bowl. Mix ’em all up and then form them into 1 to 1–1/2 inch meatballs. This is a great activity to let the kids help out with!

Gluten-free meatballs process - Dr. Axe

Next, heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, then add in the meatballs. Be careful not to overcrowd them! Brown these easy gluten-free meatballs on all sides, then let them cool on paper towels before serving.

How fast was that? These easy gluten-free meatballs are super versatile. Serve them in a sandwich, add them to gluten-free pasta and homemade pasta sauce or gobble them up with mashed faux-tatoes. They’re also awesome on game day as a quick snack. I love making a double batch of these and freezing the extras. They thaw quickly, making dinnertime a snap! 

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Gluten-free meatballs recipe - Dr. Axe

Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs Recipe


  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 25 min 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

These Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs are fantastic. They’re made with grass-fed beef, which is loaded with immune-boosting conjugated linoleic acid.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound ground grass-fed beef
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • one 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • ¼ cup finely grated raw sheep’s milk cheese, such as Pecorino or Zamorano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients except the oil in a bowl. Mix ingredients together and form into 1 to 1–1/2-inch meatballs.
  2. Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the meatballs well on all sides in the skillet and place on paper towels to cool briefly before serving.

Notes

These gluten-free meatballs are super versatile. Serve them in a sandwich, add them to gluten-free pasta and homemade pasta sauce or gobble them up with mashed faux-tatoes. Or serve them as a game-day snack!

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Category: Main Dishes, Snacks
  • Method: Sautéing
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 375
  • Sugar: 0.8g
  • Sodium: 414mg
  • Fat: 22.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9.1g
  • Trans Fat: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.8g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Protein: 38.5g
  • Cholesterol: 415mg

Keywords: gluten-free meatballs, gluten-free meatball recipe, easy meatball recipe, keto

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