Low Sodium Italian Meatballs

low sodium italian meatballs
5 from 2 votes
Sodium135 mg
Potassium 442 mg
Phos 279 mg
Protein 27 g
Cals 202 kcal
Carbs 2 g
A quick and easy low sodium meatballs recipe that can be whipped up in a short 25 minutes. If you prefer poultry, you can always substitute the ground beef for ground chicken or turkey and make something just as special. Sometimes less is more, which is on display in this low sodium meatball recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 meatballs
Calories 202 kcal

Low Sodium Italian Meatball Recipe

If you're been following a low sodium diet for some time now, then you understand the importance of prepping things in advance. This is why I highly recommend doubling, or even tripling this recipe and freezing these low sodium meatballs for later. They hold really well frozen and can be pulled out and popped into a hot marinara sauce or oven for an easy dinner.

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Baking sheet

Ingredients 

  • 1.5 lb 100% Grass-fed beef
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbsp Low sodium parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 1/2 cup Onions
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix together.
  • Roll into 1″ balls and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until meatballs are cooked through.
  • To serve, place meatballs in a warming dish or crockpot on a low heat setting. Serve with red sauce on the side.

Notes

This recipe was provided by NW Kidney

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Low Sodium Italian Meatball Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 meatballs)
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 127mg42%
Sodium 135mg6%
Potassium 442mg13%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 94IU2%
Vitamin B1 1mg67%
Vitamin B2 1mg59%
Vitamin B3 6mg30%
Vitamin B5 1mg10%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 3µg50%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 2µg2%
Calcium 52mg5%
Copper 1mg50%
Folate 15µg4%
Iron 3mg17%
Manganese 1mg50%
Magnesium 29mg7%
Phosphorus 279mg28%
Selenium 25µg36%
Zinc 6mg40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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