Beef meatballs with zucchini keto pasta. Beef meat is a popular choice for many people, especially in dinner dishes. However, the ketogenic diet requires us to choose high-fat beef, for example with 80/20 proportions. This meat does not contain carbohydrates, which is why it is perfect for people on keto – it is also perfect when it comes to making delicious meatballs!

In this dish, the second violin is played by zucchini, a vegetable often underestimated. Although its taste is not particularly pronounced, zucchini is a source of potassium, iron and magnesium, as well as vitamins C, K, PP and B1. It is also low in calories and low in carbohydrates. It also has a positive effect on digestive processes and adds lightness to our dish!

Beef meatballs with zucchini keto pasta

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes  | Servings: 2


  • 500 g ground beef
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 200 g zucchini


  • Mix the beef, beaten egg and Parmesan cheese with the spices of your choice. Create balls with a diameter of about 2.5 cm.
  • Fry the meatballs on each side over high heat. Then reduce it, add marinara sauce and cook covered for 10 minutes.
  • Make zucchini pasta (preferably use a vegetable spiralizer) and fry it with a small amount of oil for no more than 2 minutes. Remember to stir or toss it constantly in the pan.
  • Add meatballs on top of zucchini pasta. Bon Appetit!

Nutritional values

Nutritional values ​​per serving:

  • Fat: 43% (35 g)
  • Protein:  52% (52 g)
  • Net carbohydrates: 5% (4 g)
  • kcal:  575

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