Slow Cooker Beef Meatballs

Makes 2 servings

Macros: 313 cal, fat 16g, carbs 12g, fibre 3g, protein 28g


Ingredients:

2 Garlic (large cloves, divided)

1 1/2 cups Canned Whole Tomatoes (drained)

1 Tbsp Tomato Paste

1/4 Yellow Onion (chopped)

1/8 tsp Red Pepper Flakes

2 tsps Italian Seasoning (divided)

1/2 tsp Sea Salt (divided)

227g Extra Lean Ground Beef

2 Tbsp Almond Flour

1/2 Egg


Directions:

Roughly chop half of the garlic cloves then add to a blender or food processor with the tomatoes, tomato paste, onion, red pepper flakes, half of the Italian seasoning, and half of the salt. Pulse four to five times until combined and the ingredients are finely chopped. Set aside.

Add the beef to a mixing bowl. Mince the remaining garlic and add to the meat along with the remaining Italian seasoning, remaining salt, almond flour, and egg. Mix well.

Form the meat mixture into balls approximately one to two inches in diameter and place them in the bottom of the slow cooker.

Pour the tomato sauce over top of the meatballs. Cover and cook on high for four and a half hours or low for eight hours. Stir well and season with additional salt if needed.

To serve, divide meatballs between plates and top with a generous amount of sauce. Enjoy!


Leftovers: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to three days.

Serving Size: One serving is approximately four to five meatballs.

More Flavour: Season meatballs with other dried herbs, like basil, oregano, and/or rosemary.

Additional Toppings: Grated parmesan cheese or fresh herbs like basil and parsley.

Serve it with: Cooked noodles, cauliflower rice, quinoa, rice, or roasted vegetables.

No canned whole tomatoes: Used canned diced tomatoes instead.


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