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Gluten Free Parmesan Meatballs

21
Nov

Parmesan Meatballs 01

I haven’t been around on Colourful Palate much lately…and I miss it. Right now I’m trying to learn how to balance everything with college, freelancing, family, and social life. I guess my blog is the first thing to go!

However, I’m going to try to get myself together so I can be posting more regularly again…i.e. better TIME management. We’ll see how this goes…

Anyway, I wanted to share my favourite meatball recipe. Most meatballs have fillers that use gluten, so I made up a recipe that is absolutely decadent WITHOUT gluten. At the risk of sounding arrogant, I’m going to say my recipe results in my favourite meatballs. I think it’s the Parmesan cheese that makes this recipe so delectable.

I like serving these with a tomato sauce and pasta, but in a recipe (coming soon!) I actually serve them in a soup and it’s ahmaaazing. Get creative you can have these with really anything – maybe topping a salad for protein or even a meatball sandwich. Serves 4.

Gluten Free Parmesan Meatballs

  1. 12 ounce organic, lean beef
  2. 1 organic egg
  3. 1 rice cake, ground
  4. 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  5. Oregano, basil, onion powder, pepper, and salt

If you’re looking for detailed instructions…there aren’t any. Mix it all up (use just a little bit of each spice – think 1/2 tsp), form into small balls, and fry them up on medium heat. Just make sure that the middle is thoroughly cooked before you serve them. Yum. Yum.

Parmesan Meatballs 02

Parmesan Meatball 03

Tell me what you think of them and have an awesome hump-day Wednesday!

What kind of recipes do you serve meatballs with?

Heart Protein Pancakes
Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies
Protein Fruit Rollups




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6 Responses to “Gluten Free Parmesan Meatballs”

  1. Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness

    How creative to add a rice cake in there. I’m going to have to try that next time! These look awesome.

  2. Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers

    I love that you used a rice cake! Thats genius!!

  3. Kristen@FollowingFit

    I never thought to use a rice cake! I’ve used ground flax and that works pretty well. Smart idea!

  4. Kierston

    You always leave me drooling. Always.

  5. Pavement Runner

    Wonderful. Glad to know we can all enjoy pasta with meatballs. No one should be left out of THAT party. Cheers.

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