Keto spaghetti and meatballs are juicy beef chicken meatballs cooked in tomato sauce and serve with zero-carb Wonder Noodles. It’s a delicious comforting keto dinner for all pasta lovers.
Let’s break that down, first the noodles, then the sauce.
Regular Spaghetti noodles are made with milled wheat. As a result, they contain about 30g of net carbs per 100g. Suffice to say, it is not keto-friendly at all! You would reach your daily macro with just 3 ounces of spaghetti and that’s with no sauce at all!
That’s why I am using zero-carb noodles, a keto-friendly spaghetti in this recipe. Read more about that below!
There is a great number of spaghetti sauce recipes out there. I am a big fan of the Bolognese sauce and this recipe is inspired by the traditional Spaghetti Bolognese recipe.
A traditional Bolognese sauce has about 5-8g of net carbs per 100g. Which again is not particularly keto-friendly.
So keep on reading to learn how I make a keto-friendly spaghetti sauce!
The 2 magical ingredients that create a super tasty keto spaghetti and meatballs recipe with juicy beef meatballs are:
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I learned this recipe from an Italian friend so it has some deep traditional roots. I would actually never have thought that I would eat chicken liver before she made me this recipe.
The keto meatballs are one of the secrets of this recipe. To make them, slice the chicken liver finely and mix it with the ground beef, Parmesan, herbs, and salt.
Then, shape and cook 20 meatballs with onions and garlic.
Tip: deglaze with beef broth to add a delicious taste!
The zero-carb keto pasta is very easy to cook! They essentially behave like regular spaghetti.
Tip: add a pinch of salt to the boiling water!
To serve this delicious keto dish, put a quarter of the spaghetti in a bowl with a quarter of the meatball and sauce.
Add some grated Parmesan on top for a true Italian taste!
This recipe has only 6.4 grams of net carbs per serve and only 365 calories.
So it is a great pasta recipe on your keto journey!
I use keto-friendly Zero-Carb spaghetti to make this keto spaghetti and meatballs recipe, but spiralizing zucchini into zucchini noodles would work well too. I love Wonder Noodles as they contain no carbs, no calories, and the texture is firmer than regular keto noodles.
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