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Cheesy Meatballs Casserole



2 lbs. 900g floor turkey

1 cup 120g shredded mozzarella

1/2 cup 50g grated or shredded parmesan

1 egg

2 teaspoons onion powder

2 teaspoons contemporary minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning mix

1/2 teaspoon contemporary cracked black pepper

1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper non-obligatory

1/2 teaspoon crushed purple chili pepper flakes non-obligatory

1 cup 240ml low-carb Marinara sauce

1 cup 120g shredded cheese of your alternative for topping (Mozzarella, Provolone, Monterrey Jack, Cheddar…)

Recent basil or parsley for topping


Preheat your oven to 400ºF (200ºC). Frivolously spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.

In a big salad bowl, mix floor turkey, mozzarella, parmesan, egg, onion powder, garlic, Italian seasoning, Cayenne, and crushed chili pepper flakes. Use a small cookie scoop to kind the meatballs all the identical dimension and prepare the meatballs within the casserole dish.

Bake the meatballs casserole for 15 to twenty minutes or till absolutely cooked. Take away from the oven and drain the grease.

Prime the meatballs with low-carb Marinara sauce and shredded cheese, and put the casserole again within the oven. Bake for an extra 5 to 10 minutes till the cheese has absolutely melted.

Serve the low-carb meatballs casserole with a facet salad or over zucchini noodles as pictured.

Get pleasure from!


This recipe is ideal for many who are following a low-carb weight-reduction plan, as it’s made with floor turkey and topped with low-carb marinara sauce and cheese.

Be at liberty to substitute the bottom turkey with floor beef, rooster or pork in the event you desire.

To make this recipe even decrease in carbs, skip the breadcrumbs and use almond flour or coconut flour as a substitute.

For a spicier model, add extra Cayenne pepper or crushed purple chili flakes to the meatball combination.

Leftovers might be saved in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3 days.