Classic Meatballs and Spicy Marinara (Low Carb, Paleo, HCG P2)

Ingredients for the Meatballs

500gms lean ground beef

2 small – medium onions caramelized

8 egg whites

2 Tbs granulated garlic

salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for the marinara sauce

2 cans low sodium Tomato Sauce

2 cans Diced tomato

1 Tbs crushed red chili flake

1 tsp granulated garlic

(optional )1 ¼ tbs italian seasoning

1 bay leaf



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine onions, garlic and egg whites with ½ tsp salt and pepper mix well.
  2. Add in beef and mix until all ingredients are combined. Do not over mix as it will toughen the meat.
  3. Roll meatballs portion 2 tbs per ball
  4. In a large heavy bottom pan, sear meatballs making sure to brown on all sides and fully cooked (6-10 minutes
  5. In a large pot combine all ingredients and bring slowly to simmer and season.
  6. Simmer on low with lid for 15 min and adjust seasoning if needed.
  7. Serve warm.


You can freeze meatballs by themselves or with the sauce. We like to place ours on a sheet pan and freeze them individually.