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Eest-Ever Paleo Meatballs That Will Fool Your Italian Grandmother

Italian poleo meatballs are super deliciously healthy, loaded with veggies, served with a rich, creamy, garlicky tomato sauce. Tasty and Healthy Kids secreat recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 lb ground beef or pork
  • 2 cups of zucchini, shredded
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb chicken or more ground pork or beef
  • Avocadooil or coconut oil, refined
  • 2 cups offresh spinach, chopped
  • 1 ½ tspItalian seasoning

Ingredientsfor The Creamy Tomato Sauce

  • 2 14-ouncecans tomatoes, crushed
  • 2 tspItalian seasoning
  • 2 tsp avocadoor refined coconut oil
  • 1 cup ofcoconut cream
  • 4 clovesof garlic
  • Freshchopped parsley for garnish
  • 1 – 1 ½tsp salt


  • Ina large mixing bowl – add all the meatball ingredients and mix until combinedusing your hand. Make sure you don’t overmix the mixture.
  • Makemeatballs using your bare hands. And repeat the process with the rest of themixture.
  • Heat a large skillet on over medium heat and heat a layer of avocado oil or refinedcoconut oil. Fry meatballs until you see pink at the center and browned on allsides and cooked through. Try to make them in batches. More them to a plate.
  • Ifyou see excess oil remaining in the skillet – them remove the excess oil. Now,on over medium heat - use 2 tsp refined coconut oil or avocado oil to the skillet.
  • Nowadd garlic to the skillet and stir constantly for around 30 seconds. Add therest of the sauce ingredients and stir until combined well. Once you see itboiling – slightly reduce the heat and cook for 5 – 10 minutes or untilthickened.
  • Nowtransfer the meatballs to the skillet and cook for around 3 – 5 minutes so thatthe meatballs can absorb sauce.
  • Servethe paleo meatballs over zoodles or along with that - top with chopped parsleyas well.


If you prefer a less saucy dish – you can half the required sauce ingredients. Use ½ cup of coconut cream, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, 1 tsp oil, 1 can of crushed tomatoes, and ½ to ¾ tsp salt.