Thursday, March 26, 2015

Low Carb Spaghetti and Meatballs! - S

It has been a little while since I have posted on this page.  I have currently lost 85 pounds and around 32 inches on a life changing eating plan called Trim Healthy Mama!  If you want to learn more about this plan go to

I have been in search of a low carb Italian meatball recipe for a while.  I wanted some meatballs to go with my spaghetti!  I finally figured out a GREAT one!  Here is my recipe!  I've also included my recipe for simple homemade sugar free spaghetti sauce! It is equally amazing! You can eat these on Dreamfields Pasta or on the THM Not so Naughty Noodles!  This recipe would be a THM - S recipe!  Enjoy!

Italian Meatballs
1lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork
2 large eggs
1/2 c onion chopped finely
4 garlic cloves minced OR 1/2 - 1 tsp garlic powder
3/4c Parmesan
1/4 c Golden Flax Meal
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 c almond milk
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1/4 fresh parsley or 1T dried parsley

Mix all ingredients together well. Roll into balls (about 1.5 -2" balls). Sear meatballs on all sides in Olive oil or Coconut oil ( I used coconut oil) in pan. Do not cook meatballs until they are done, it will finish cooking in the sauce. Place meatballs and sauce in crock pot and cook on Hi 5 hrs or low 9 hrs until meatballs are cooked through. Or cook on stove top in a pot for at least 45 minutes to 1 hr. Makes 24 meatballs.

Simple Homemade Sugar Free Spaghetti Sauce

1/2 large onion finely diced
1 green bell pepper finely diced
sliced mushrooms (optional)
1 large can crushed tomatoes
1 large can of diced tomatoes (not Italian diced, regular)
2 small cans or 1 large can of tomato paste
1 cup of water
6 T dried basil
2 tsp dried Oregano
1-1.5 T Garlic powder (depends on how much garlic you like)
1-2T Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
2- 3 tsp of salt (salt more if needed)

In the bottom of the pot saute the finely diced onion in 1-2T of EVOO until translucent. Add crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes and tomato paste.  Stir to mix in tomato paste.  Add bell peppers and optional mushrooms.  Stir in herbs, garlic powder, and salt.  Let simmer for at least 20 minutes.  This makes a thicker sauce if you like yours thinner add a little more water. Serves approx 8-10 people.

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