Recipes

Keto Meatball & Marinara Sliders

🍔 Whats better than juicy meatballs sandwiched between 2 soft pillows of bread?

 

🤔 While you think about it, I’ll go on about how SIMPLE, tasty and wonderfully delicious these sliders are.

 

💁🏻‍♀️ Serve ’em up for any occasion and your guests will be soooooo happy!

 

✅ Ketogenic – Grain Free – Gluten Free – Dairy Free

 

Yield/Serving

6

Macros

Serving Size: 1 slider w/ 3 meatballs
  • Protein - 24 g
  • Carbs - 4 g
  • Fat - 30 g

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons grassfed butter or ghee
  • 4 organic free-range eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Trader Joes "Everything But the Bagel" seasoning ("EBTB")
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour (~100g)
  • 1 pound organic or grassfed beef (90/10%)
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 organic free-range egg
  • 1/4 cup gluten free breadcrumbs or panko
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • for serving - organic no sugar added marinara
  • toppings - fresh basil, parmesan or mozzarella

Cooking Utensils

  • blender/food processor
  • 6-count jumbo muffin mold
  • baking sheet
  • sauce pan

Directions

Keto Buns:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F.
  2. Add the melted butter and eggs into a blender. Then add “EBTB” seasoning, rosemary and almond flour. Pulse until all of the batter is completely mixed together.
  3. Pour the batter equally into a metal non-stick 6-ct jumbo muffin mold. Optional – sprinkle more “EBTB” over each bun). Place in the oven and bake for 17-18 minutes. (If you use silicone mold you will need to bake them longer, 25 to 26 minutes).
  4. Remove muffins from the oven and allow to cool before slicing.

 

Meatballs:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix with your hands.
  3. Form into 16-18 golf ball-sized meatballs and place on the baking sheet. I used a melon ball scooper to make sure they were even in size.
  4. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through and insides are no longer pink.
  5. When ready to serve, warm marinara in a sauce pan and roll the meatballs in the sauce.

 

Notes:

To shave off some calories and fat, simply remove the top bun and enjoy this open-faced!

Leftover buns: simply store the sliced buns in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.

Meat: any other ground meat will work

Additional Information

Approximately 390 calories per slider (including 3 meatballs)

Calories may vary depending on brand of ingredients, substitutions and serving size.

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