The Keto Clan’s (Turkey Meatball Soup)

The Keto Clan’s (Turkey Meatball Soup)

Meatball soup

I actually came across this recipe from www.skinnytaste.com so all credit goes there. (I changed a couple of things just to make it keto friendly) It is such a fantastic soup! I’m in love with it.  The meatballs just melt in your mouth and it is so filling and the best part is you can freeze any leftovers, or in my case I actually blend all my leftovers until it’s like a paste and I freeze it for my toddler he can’t get enough of it.  So it’s a bonus for me, means one less dish I have to cook.

Nutritional Information – Calories 261 (5  Servings)

Total Fat 15 g

            Saturated Fat 5 g

            Monounsaturated Fat 2 g

            Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 37 mg

Sodium 536 mg

Potassium 231 mg

Total Carbohydrate 9 g

            Dietary Fiber 3 g

            Sugars 6 g

Protein 24 g
Ingredients

For the meatballs:

• 1/4 cup Almond Meal
• 500 g Turkey Mince
• 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
• 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
• 1 large egg
• 1/4 cup onion, minced or very finely grated ( I blended mine)
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1/4 tsp salt
For the Soup:

• 1 litre chicken broth ( you may need to add a little more so have some on           standby)
• 2 tsp olive oil
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 1 small carrot diced
• 1/2 cup diced celery
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 400 g diced tomatoes
• 2 bay leaves
• 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
• 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
• 1/2 tsp kosher salt and fresh black pepper
• 1 zucchini, diced
• 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
Instructions:

Preheat oven – 180 degrees celsius

1. In a large bowl, combine the turkey mince, almond meal, egg, parsley, onion, garlic, salt and cheese. Mix all the ingredients well until everything is combined. Roll into small balls and then place on baking paper on an oven tray and cook for 10 -15 mins.

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2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.  Add the carrots, celery, zucchini, onion, garlic and saute until tender. (10 or so minutes).  Keep an eye on your meatballs and remove them when ready.

Meatball soup

Meatball soup

3. Add the chicken stock, diced tomatoes, salt and pepper, basil and parsley, and bay leaves.  Cover and cook on low 40 minutes.

4. Remove the bay leaves,  and place in the meatballs and spinach, cover and simmer for a further 10 minutes, season to taste with salt and black pepper if needed.

Meatball soup5. Serve while hot and enjoy.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

    1. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Is full of flavour.

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