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Paleo Fresh Herb Meatballs
Simple and Delicious
The paleo diet is one of the more popular diets in existence. Essentially, the paleo diet is about eating in a manner that our ancestors would have done before bread, rice, and processed foods became to be. It is all about eating simply, gathering up the freshest ingredients possible and not eating anything out of a box.
The recipe below is for meatballs made for the paleo diet - i.e. there are no bread crumbs involved. Meatballs can be eaten plain or with a simple marinara sauce, as well. Of course, they are normally combined with pasta noodles, but I would suggest spaghetti squash or steamed vegetables cut in a julienne manner.
I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do, and please share it around.
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 lb ground pork
- 1/2 onion, minced
- 1/2 cup fresh basil, minced
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
- 1 cup spinach, minced
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup almond meal
- 1 tbsp oregano
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix by hand, or use a food processor to make the mixing process easier.
- Grease a baking sheet lightly with butter. Make small balls in your hands from the mixture and place on the baking sheet.
- Place the sheet in the pre-heated oven for 25 minutes or until well-cooked through.
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