I have a list of 9 Paleo meatballs that provide inexpensive protein. All of these recipes are true Paleo. I went on a scavenger hunt for good meatball recipes that are also Paleo. I am really happy with the variety of recipes I found.
I love meatballs, whether they are tomato-based or Swedish meatballs – or any other kind. Finding good Paleo meatballs recipes can be a problem because they need to be gluten-free plus clean eating. Meatball recipes usually call for bread crumbs or flour or oatmeal to act as a binder and make the meat stick together. Since Paleo meatballs recipes cannot include these ingredients, that’s what makes it hard to find a good Paleo meatball recipe.
I grew up on my mother’s meatball recipe which was some ground beef, some breadcrumbs an egg and a can of cream of mushroom soup mixed with water for the sauce. I liked it back then, but I don’t like it now, the processed soup is not for my taste buds now and it definitely isn’t Paleo.
I have a good variety of recipes and you’re sure to find your favorite meatball recipe here. Some of these recipes are made with beef, some are made with chicken, turkey or lamb and some are made with pork sausage added.
If you haven’t tried making your own ground chicken in the food processor, it’s really easy (easier if they are slightly frozen). I love ground chicken because the texture is good, they are light and easier to chew than regular chicken breast and they go really well with certain flavors. Paleo turkey meatballs are similar to the chicken ones and nice since it’s getting easier all the time to find ground turkey at the grocery store.
You better try out all of these recipes and let me know which ones are your favorite. I am going to try the Salisbury steak Meatballs Recipe first. Which recipes do you want to try?
You may also like these recipes:
Paleo Meatballs Recipes
1. Paleo Swedish Meatballs– A Calculated Whisk
Ghee – Onion – Ground Beef – Ground Pork – Egg Yolks – Allspice – Nutmeg – Tapioca Flour – Beef Stock – Cashew Cream Recipe – Black Currant Jam – Fresh Lemon Juice
These Swedish meatballs are Paleo and taste just as good as the original versions but these are gluten-free and dairy-free. They are also very good to serve with cauliflower rice or zoodles instead of the traditional mashed potatoes.
2. Chorizo Meatball Sliders on Sweet Potato Buns – Hungry By Nature
Olive OIl – Shallot – Garlic – Egg – Almond Meal – Fresh Cilantro – Chili Powder – Cumin – Oregano – Ground Beef – Chorizo
These chorizo meatball sliders are a good way to feed the whole family with something that’s easy and full of flavors. They are on served on sweet potato buns which gives them a healthy yet spicy spin on a classic sandwich. Italian meatball sandwiches were their inspiration.
3. Paleo Asian Glazed Meatballs – The Iron You
Ground Pork – Almond Meal – Fresh Ginger – Garlic – Egg – Rice Vinegar – Coconut Aminos – Sriracha – Honey – Arrowroot Powder
These Asian meatballs are so juicy you can’t go wrong with them. They are pretty quick to prepare. They are great for an easy light dinner to serve with a vegetable stir-fry. They can also be a great appetizer or they would be good for a party.
4. Paleo Italian Chicken Meatballs & Sweet Potato Spaghetti – Strength and Sunshine
Chicken Breast – Flax Egg – Fresh Basil – Fresh Parsley – Tomato Sauce – Black Olives – Capers – Onion – Mushrooms – Sweet Potatoes
These are the easiest Italian meatballs to prepare I’ve ever seen, aside from opening a can of spaghetti sauce that is. This is a bunch of spices added to tomato sauce and served over some chicken meatballs and it uses sweet potatoes in place of pasta.
5. Paleo Thai Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs – WholesomeLicious
Ground Turkey – Turkey Sausage or Ground Pork – Almond Flour – Onion – Red Bell Pepper – Garlic – Fresh Ginger – Thai Red Curry Paste – Coconut Milk – Fresh Basil
These ground turkey meatballs are seasoned with spiced curry and smothered in a red curry coconut cream sauce. They just might become a new favorite of yours. Go ahead don’t be afraid of curry. I love the taste and you will too especially if you enjoy a little kick of flavor.
6. Paleo Pan Fried Meatballs – Paleo Running Momma
Ground Beef – Ground Lamb – Ground Pork – Egg – Poultry Seasoning – Oregano – Basil – Chives
These Italian Style pan-fried meatballs are great for picky eaters because they don’t contain any garlic or onions. Michele says they are great without sauce over sweet potatoes, butternut squash, spaghetti squash or with green beans. They are even better with Marinara sauce, recipe not included.
7. Paleo Sausage Meatballs with Marinara & Crookneck Squash – Bound By Food
Italian Sausage – Ground Beef – Flaxseed Meal – Italian Seasoning – Garlic – Red Pepper Flakes – Tomato Paste – Diced Tomatoes – Onion – Zucchini Squash
These Italian meatballs are made with both ground beef and sausage. They are simmered slowly in a nice marinara sauce with lots and lots and lots of garlic. I like to serve mine over spiralized zucchini or yellow crookneck squash.
8. Meatballs with Gravy Recipe and Zoodles – Nosh Tastic
Onion – Ground Pork – Fresh Sage – Almond Flour – Beef Broth – Fish Sauce – Coconut Milk – Arrowroot – Zucchini
These meatballs are flavored with onion and sage. They are served with a creamy, tasty gravy made with beef broth and coconut milk so they are dairy-free, gluten-free and Paleo.
9. Paleo Salisbury Steak Meatballs – Paleo Running Momma
Ground Beef – Almond Flour – Tomato Paste – Brown Mustard – Coconut Aminos – Liquid Smoke – Mushrooms – Ghee – Onion – Garlic
These Salisbury steak meatballs are easy to make and delicious to eat. They are kid-friendly and great for families. They are really good with sweet potatoes or cauliflower rice. The best part is they can be ready in 30 minutes.