Gigantic Cheese Stuffed Italian Keto Meatball

A huge cheesy Italian meatball with only a micro amount of carbs: 5 net!



  • 1 lb 80/20 ground beef
  • 1lb 93% lean ground tukey
  • 1lb hot Italian sausage
  • 4 eggs, lightly scrambled
  • 4.5 oz gouda cheese, cut into 6 (3/4oz) cubes
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds
  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 2.5 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3 oz shredded mozzerella cheese
  • 3 oz shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups (or 24oz jar) Rao’s Marinara sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix beef, turkey, sausage, grated parmesan, pork rinds, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper by hand until just combined.
  3. Divide mixture into 6 equal parts. Make a ball with one part and press one cube of gouda in the center. Cover meat around cheese.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Fry each meatball on all sides ( a few minutes each side) until lightly browned. Place into 9×13 baking dish.
  5. Pour marinara sauce over the meatballs.
  6. Sprinkle shredded parmesan and mozzerella over sauced meatballs.
  7. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes covered with foil.
  8. Remove foil and broil until cheese is bubbling and golden.

Nutritional Information (1 Meatball)

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