Meatballs with Bacon and Cheese

Take meatballs to the next level. These are juicy and taste great. An especially awesome option when you have people over!

Serves 5


1½ lb. ground beef

¾ cup pork rinds, crushed

¾ tsp. salt

¾ tsp. pepper

¾ tsp. cumin

¾ tsp. garlic powder

¾ cup cheddar cheese

4 slices bacon

1 egg


  1. Process the pork rinds to make a powder.
  2. Mix the ground beef, pork rinds, salt, pepper, cumin and garlic powder. Add the cheese and mix well.
  3. Cut the bacon into small pieces and fry them in a hot pan until they reach the desired doneness. Let them cool. Add the bacon to the meat and combine well.
  4. Form the meatballs.
  5. Cook the meatballs in a pan, browning them on all sides, then cover with a lid for 10 minutes. When finished, let them sit for 5 minutes or so before enjoying. Top with the sauce of your choice.

Nutritional Info per Serving

Calories: 450

Fat: 26g

Net Carbs: 3g

Protein: 50g