Keto Mexican Meatballs
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Keto Mexican Meatballs

Oven baked Mexican spiced meatballs are tossed in a rich tomato based sauce, perfectly served with guacamole, sour cream and cheese

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 335 kcal

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 500 grams chicken mince
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 6 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • .5 - 1 teaspoon chilli flakes as hot as you like!
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Mexican Sauce

  • 1/2 small onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes more to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 400 gram tin chopped tomatoes

To Serve

  • fresh coriander
  • grated tasty cheese
  • sour cream
  • guacamole or avocado

Instructions

Meatballs

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / 392F and line a baking tray with baking paper.

  2. Combine all meatball ingredients in a large mixing bowl and using your hands, massage through the spices to ensure they are evenly distributed.

  3. With wet hands, roll the meatballs into small balls and place on the baking tray. 

  4. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes until just cooked through. 

Sauce

  1. While your meatballs are in the oven, in a large, deep frying pan, saute the onion in olive oil over medium heat until just translucent. 

  2. Add the spices and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.

  3. Add the tinned tomatoes and simmer over low heat until the meatballs are ready. 

  4. Toss the meatballs through the sauce and serve with guacamole or avocado, sour cream, cheese and fresh coriander. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Mexican Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 148mg49%
Sodium 684mg30%
Potassium 744mg21%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 1.4mg2%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.