Italian Meatballs

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  • ½ onion

  • ¼ cup fresh basil, packed

  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, packed

  • 6 cloves garlic

  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 egg

  • 1 cup Blue Diamond Almond Flour

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder

  • ½ tablespoon red pepper flakes

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Marinara sauce


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. 2

    In a food processor, puree onion, basil, parsley, and garlic.

  3. 3

    In a large bowl, hand mix ground beef, cheese, onion and herb puree, egg, almond flour and spices. Roll mixture into 1½-inch balls and place on a baking sheet with sides.

  4. 4

    Bake for 30 minutes or until the center of the meatballs are slightly pink.

  5. 5

    Place meatballs in a baking dish and cover with marinara sauce. Cover dish with foil. Bake for an additional 15 minutes.

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