Meatballs in a Tomato Sauce with Zoodles
Meatballs in a Tomato Sauce with Zoodles

The combo of cheese and almond meal in the meatballs give unique and awesome flavor, this is a must try recipe. The tomato sauce provides the kick to enhance the flavors of this recipe. The serving with zucchini noodles is full of health.

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Nutritional Information

Total Servings: 3

Total Carbs: 21 gram

Net Carbs/Serving: 7 gram



500 g beef mince

50 g almond meal

50 g Parmesan cheese, grated

30 g mozzarella cheese, shredded

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp onion powder

1 tsp dried oregano

1 egg, well beaten

Salt and pepper, to taste


2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, finely diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 x 400g cans diced tomatoes

1/2 cup (100ml) water

Salt and pepper


2 large zucchinis

1 tbsps olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper

Check out these meatballs: Cheesy Meatballs Marinara


  • Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a large baking tray with greaseproof paper.

  • Combine the meatball ingredients in a large bowl. Use your hands to mix well. Form into golf-ball-sized meatballs and place onto prepared baking tray. * Bake for 20 minutes or until meatballs are fully cooked. Set aside. * To make the sauce, heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring regularly until soft and translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the tomatoes and water and season with salt and pepper.

  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes until thick. Add the meatballs to the pan and cook for 2 minutes to warm through.

  • Meanwhile use a spiralizer or vegetable peeler to create zucchini noodles (zoodles).

  • Add oil and garlic to a large frying pan. Bring to medium-high heat. Once oil is heated, add in zucchini.

  • Cook for 3-4 minutes until zucchini is tender. Season with salt and pepper.