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paleo pork meatballs on plate

Baked Pork Meatballs

These Baked Pork Meatballs are a great option for weeknights. This recipe is sugar-free, grain-free, egg-free, and perfect for paleo, keto, or Whole30 diets. This is an easy 30-minute meal.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 15 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, onion, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  3. Use your hands to combine the mixture and form 15 meatballs. Lay them at least 1-inch apart on the baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Let the meatballs cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

  1. To freeze the leftovers, let the meatballs cool completely. Place them in a zip-top bag and store in the freezer for up to 2 months. Let the meatballs defrost in the refrigerator before reheating them on the stovetop or in the microwave.
  • Author: Carrie Forrest, MPH in Nutrition
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Paleo, keto, whole30, gluten free
  • Diet: Gluten Free

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