Keto Smoked Gouda Cheeseburger Meatballs

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There's something undeniably appealing about the comforting flavors of a cheeseburger melted into a juicy meatball. Taking inspiration from classic American cuisine, the Keto Smoked Gouda Cheeseburger Meatballs recipe encapsulates the satisfaction you get from a hearty burger but keeps it delightfully low-carb, making it a favorite for anyone following a ketogenic diet. This dish is more than just a savory snack or a finger-food appetizer; it's a versatile addition to your keto-friendly menu that can be served as a main course or used to replace those carb-loaded sides.

Imagine the perfect meatball – it's tender, moist, and bursting with an array of complementary flavors courtesy of the rich 85/15 ground beef, tangy mustard, subtly sweet reduced-sugar ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce. What sets our Keto Smoked Gouda Cheeseburger Meatballs apart is the hearty smoked Gouda cheese woven into every bite, a divine match to the crunch of crispy bacon pieces. And, of course, being a keto-friendly dish, we've substituted traditional bread crumbs with almond flour, ensuring a guilt-free, high-protein meal without sacrificing on the cherished meatball texture.

Think it's impossible to enjoy all your favorite flavors while sticking to your keto diet? We beg to differ! Our Keto Smoked Gouda Cheeseburger Meatballs is proof that you don't need carbs to create a satisfying, delicious meal. For those on the go, this recipe is easily accessible through the keto mobile app, making it simple to whip up these flavorsome treats whenever the craving strikes. We invite you to experience the wonderful blend of flavors and textures this fantastic dish has to offer.

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ground beef2 Lbs Ground Beef 85/15
eggs2 Eggs
almond flour3/4 Cup Almond Flour
reduced sugar ketchup1 Tbsp Reduced Sugar Ketchup
mustard1 Tbsp Mustard
worcestershire sauce1 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce
sea salt and pepperSea Salt and Pepper
gouda cheese1 Cup Gouda Cheese, Shredded
bacon6 Strips Bacon, Cooked and Crumbled
onion1 Large Onion, Diced
oilOil for frying (about 2 Tbsp, Divided)


In a small pan over medium heat, add oil and grill the diced onions until cooked through and starting to brown, about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine meatball ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Start forming meatballs.
Heat large skillet over medium high heat.  Add oil to pan and brown  meatballs on most sides until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Place cooked meatballs in a line baking pan.
Top meatballs with shredded Gouda cheese, grilled onions, and bacon and broil in oven until cheese is melted and starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
6 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 53.21g

Saturated Fat 20.53g

Cholesterol 214.78mg

Sodium 814.52mg

Total Carbohydrate 6.29g

Dietary Fiber 1.9g

Included Sugar 2.5g

Net Carbohydrates 4.39g

Protein 43.61g
Vitamin D 0.67mcg

Calcium 348.71mg

Iron 4.02mg

Potassium 554.66mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.