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Easy KETO Meatballs with Pork Rinds – 1 Net Carb

We are sharing an Easy Keto Meatballs recipe today. The reason I love this so much, it’s one of those things you can make ahead, put in the fridge or freezer and have handy for easy eating. 

There are many ways to make Keto meatballs, but today’s recipe is our tried and true because well – it’s super simple.

How to Make KETO Meatballs With Pork Rinds

As a working mom, time is NOT on my side. In order to stay KETO diet focused, I have to meal prep and know exactly what I am going to eat. These keto meatballs with pork rinds are perfect. They are quick to make, taste delicious and deliver in the low carb department.

keto meatballs with pork rinds
keto meatballs with pork rinds

BONUS! The pork rind meatballs can be eaten several ways. But yadda yadda, let’s just get to our easy keto meatball recipe with pork rinds, and then I’ll share some different ways to eat these.

Make Meatballs Without Breadcrumbs

Our delicious low carb meatballs contain NO breadcrumbs. Have you ever made meatballs without breadcrumbs? By using our recipe and subbing pork rinds for bread crumbs, you save the carbs but still retain an awesome taste.

KETO Meatballs
Yield: 40 lowcarb meatballs

KETO Meatballs Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Delicious and easy - these KETO meatballs recipe will be your new go to! Now only are these low carb meatballs tasty - they are also easy to make, will fill you up and freeze easily!


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup crushed pork rinds
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Line baking sheet with foil
  3. Mix the above ingredients in a bowl
  4. Using your hands or a cookie scoop - diving meat into desired meatball size (make sure they are all the same size, whatever size you choose)
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes. This depends on size. Check to make sure that these are done before eating!


These are numerous ways to eat these KETO meatballs! Check out our list of suggestions below.

This will make approximately 40 meatballs. This will all depend on the size of your meatballs.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 73Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 1gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 7g

Please calculate net carbs for keto meatballs with pork rinds using the specific ingredients you use in your dish.

1 Net Carb Per Keto Meatball

This keto meatballs with pork rinds recipe has just 1 net carb per meatball! These protein filled balls will help keep you filling full and provide a delicious taste.

How Do I Freeze Meatballs?

If you are looking to freeze meatballs, here’s a few tips. You will want to wait until the meatballs completely cool on the baking sheet. After they have cooled, scrape the fat away from the meatballs and seal in a freezer safe bag or air tight container in the freezer.

If you are looking to freeze meatballs, here’s a few tips. You will want to wait until the meatballs completely cool on the baking sheet. After they have cooled, scrape the fat away from the meatballs and seal in a freezer safe bag or air tight container in the freezer.

The secret to freezing meatballs is making sure the meat is not exposed to air. 

How To Reheat Frozen Keto Meatballs

Reheating your frozen Keto meatballs is easy. Just preheat your over to 350 degrees. Place the meatballs on a baking dish and cook for approximately 20-25 minutes. Make sure that your meatballs are heated thoroughly!

Can I Make Keto Meatballs with Almond Flour?

Yes! If you are use to adding flour to your meatball mixture, white flour is a keto no-no. Yes, instead, make keto meatballs with almond flour.

Ways to Eat Low Carb Meatballs

Since we are keeping it low carb and KETO friendly – here are some suggestions on ways to eat your low carb meatballs:

keto meatballs with pork rinds marinara low carb
keto meatballs with pork rinds marinara low carb

Use a Low Sugar Marinara Sauce as a Meatball Topping

Top your low carb meatballs with a low sugar Marinara. Check out our picks for best keto marinara sauces. Sprinkle with fresh basil and parmesan if cheese is your thing.

Meatballs and Zoodles

Add your keto meatballs to zoodles. Toss with a garlic butter for a delicious low carb meal with a restaurant quality taste.

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Keto Meatball Bake

Layer your cooked keto meatballs with mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese and zucchini to make a delicious keto meatball bake. Make sure the top layer is cheese. Foil and place in oven.

Bake the keto meatball bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 5 minutes longer if top layer of cheese on the meatball bake is not melted.

Eat Plain Meatballs

Eat plain! Keep these in your fridge as a quick KETO snack idea! (make sure to check out our list of KETO Snack ideas

meatballs keto
meatballs keto

Asian Sauce and Cauliflower Rice

Use the keto meatballs with pork rinds as a protein base for a keto-friendly friend rice. Use cauliflower rice and an asian sauce (is soy sauce keto?) – for a delicious dish.

Top Meatballs with Cream Sauce

Create a keto-friendly cream sauce out of butter, cream cheese and mozzarella – check out our keto sauces for sauce ideas.

Let’s Make Meatballs!

Enough with the reading, let’s get cooking. I hope you enjoy this keto meatball with pork rinds recipe! Make sure to check out our 5 easy keto tips for staying on the keto diet.

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Keto Meatballs with Pork Rinds is part of the Keto Dirty series of Keto Recipes

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