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These low carb Mongolian beef meatballs will satisfy your craving for takeout food. Eat over cauliflower rice or take to your next party as a low carb appetizer. Only 1.9g per 8 meatballs.

Low Carb Mongolian Beef Meatballs

These low carb Mongolian beef meatballs will satisfy your craving for takeout food. Eat over cauliflower rice or take to your next party as a low carb appetizer. Only 2.4g per 10 meatballs.

Servings 8
Calories 357 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup Swerve sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon glucomanon (optional) +2 T water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, mix the molasses and Swerve sweetener to make a brown sugar.

  3. In a large bowl, mix beef, pork, 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger and 1 teaspoon crushed garlic. Form into meatballs and set aside.

  4. In a large oven proof skillet, add oil and brown meatballs. 

  5. Take out meatballs and add soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, 1 T garlic, 1 t grated ginger and brown sugar mixture. Whisk  to combine and incorporate brown bits from meatballs.

  6. Add back meatballs and place in oven to bake for 20 minutes.

  7. Take out of oven and toss with green onions.

  8. If you wish a thicker sauce, you can mix 1 teaspoon of glucomanon powder with 2 Tablespoons of water and then mix in with sauce. Cook of medium heat until the sauce thickens.