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Keto Swedish Meatballs

Keto Swedish Meatballs are the low-carb dinner your whole family has been waiting for. Flavorful, savory and bite size, not to mention easy to make, this is the ultimate winner winner meatball dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: keto swedish meatballs
Servings: 4 3 meatballs with 1/4 sauce
Calories: 767kcal
Author: Lindsay


Keto Meatballs

  • 1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey works as well)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Tablespoons almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese ,shredded

Swedish Meatball Sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum , optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl mix together ground beef, egg, almond flour, onion powder, garlic powder and parmesan cheese.
  • Mix together until well combined. Roll into 12 large meatballs. In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil. Add the meatballs and continue cooking until brown and cooked trough. Remove meatballs from skillet and set aside.
  • Add butter and beef broth to skillet. Stir together, add heavy cream and dijon mustard. Bring to a simmer until sauce begins to thicken. (If you'd like it to be super thick then here is where you can add the xanthan gum)
  • Stir in cheddar cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.


Please note that the nutrition data below is provided as a courtesy. We try to be accurate with this information but feel free to make your own calculations. 


Calories: 767kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 70g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 252mg | Sodium: 773mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g