Spicy Chorizo Meatballs – Low Carb & Keto

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Yield: 30 meatballs 1x


These low carb spicy chorizo meatballs wrapped in cabbage leaves make for a keto friendly dinner on the table STAT!



  • 1.5lbs ground beef (80/20)
  • 8 oz mexican chorizo (make sure it’s gluten free)
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cayenne
  • 2 Tbsp salsa (any sugar free brand will do)
  • oil for frying


  1. Combine all of the meatball mix in a large bowl.
  2. Form into about 30 one and a half inch meatballs.
  3. In a large, nonstick pan, heat some oil and saute the meatballs in batches until they are golden brown on all sides. Takes about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Remove and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. To make tacos, place three meatballs and whatever taco fixin’s you prefer in a large white cabbage leaf – fold and eat. Yum!


Approximate nutrition information per naked meatball: 87 calories, 6g fat, .4g net carbs, 7g protein


  • Serving Size: 3 meatballs
  • Calories: 260
  • Fat: 19g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3g net
  • Protein: 20g