Asian Meatballs

Asian Meatballs

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  • 1 lb ground beef or chicken or turkey
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger fresh or powdered
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp coconut aminos, divided or Bragg Liquid Aminos or tamari soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp Xylitol Optional
  • green onions, for garnish


  • In a large bowl, mix together beef, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes and 1 tablespoon coconut aminos.
  • Form beef mixture into small meatballs and place in a non-stick pan.
  • On high heat, sear the meatballs until the outside is browned.
  • In a small bowl, mix together beef broth, 1 tablespoon coconut aminos and xylitol.
  • Add broth mixture to pan with meatballs and continue cooking until sauce thickens. (Add more beef broth or water to prevent burning and sticking, if necessary).
  • Top meatballs with green onions and serve.


1 serving = 4 oz protein