Pizza Meatballs



2 pound ground beef

1 tsp garlic powder

3 tbsp chopped sweet onions

1/2 tsp pink salt (if desired, add another 1/2 tsp)

1 tsp black cracked pepper

1/2 tsp onion powder

1 tbsp oregano

3 tbsp almond flour (add a little more if the mixture is too wet)

1 large egg

Homemade pizza sauce (makes 1 1/2 cup) or buy a compliant sauce

1 15 oz can tomato sauce

1 6 oz can tomato paste

1/2 tsp pink salt

1/4 tsp cracked black pepper

1 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp dried basil

1 tsp italian seasoning

2 tbsp water

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp garlic powder



Preheat the oven to 400° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl, combine hamburger meat egg, onions, seasoning, salt, pepperonis, pizza sauce and almond flour (add a little more almond flour if the mixture is too wet). Mix until everything is completely combined. Use a cookie scoop or a big spoon to scoop the meat. Shape each meatball (1 1/2 inch). Place each meatball 1 inch apart on the baking sheet. Bake 22-25 minutes (depending on desired doneness). Use any extra sauce for dipping.

Sauce: Add all ingredients to a medium size sauce pan and whisk together. Turn to medium/high heat and use a wooden spoon to stir occasionally as it cooks. Bring to a boil then turn to low. Cook for 20 minutesServe immediately or store in fridge for up to 1 week.

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