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Cheese Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Keto Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

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Ok, who does not love meatballs? Meatballs are simple to make and it is one of those recipes that you can put together in a few minutes and feels like a very elaborated dish.

What makes this dish so unique is the cheese surprises you with each bite and the luscious creamy sauce going over it is utterly delicious. This is just one of many options that you can play with this recipe.

You can always use beef instead of turkey and use any hard cheese as the filling. You can even use vegetables to fill the meatballs if you are a vegetable lover.

The sauce can be made in many different ways. You can add other low carb condiments such as hot sauce, chili powder, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar…

Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Sauce

You can also add herbs to it, and substitute the mushrooms with capers or sun-dried tomatoes. It is a very easy sauce to make and you use any ingredient that you have on hand.

As far as the cooking method, I decided to bake the meatballs in the oven but this recipe can also be made by cooking the meatballs on stove top.

You can start by heating a little of coconut oil and pan fry the meatballs until they are golden brown. If you decide to use this technique, it is recommended not making the meatballs too big to avoid then being dry on the outside.

You can serve these meatballs with zucchini spaghetti or any low carb salad.


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Keto Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Another cheesy meatballs recipe with mustard mushroom sauce will satisfy your hunger. Let's add this to your menu!
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword keto turkey meatballs, lowcarb meatballs, mozzarella cheese stuffed meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 357kcal
Author Tanya K.


Turkey Meatballs

Mushroom Mustard Sauce


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients excluding the mozzarella. Stir well to combine the ingredients fully.
    Mix ground turkey with spices
  • Prepare a ¼ cup measuring size to form the meatballs. Stuff ½ teaspoon of cheese inside. Completely cover the cheese with meat.
    Add cheese inside of each meatbal
  • Transfer the meatballs to a baking dish and bake for 15 minutes until the meat turns golden brown. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • While baking, sauté the mushrooms in butter.
  • Add a dash of salt to the cooked mushroom before turning off the heat. Pour the Dijon mustard and cream on top.
  • Serve the meatballs in a plate and drench them with the sauce. Enjoy!
    Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs Recipe


This recipe should make approximately 12 meatballs (4 servings of 3 meatballs). The nutrition facts below include Dijon sauce. You can also check the one without sauce here.
Macros (per serving ): Calories: 208– Fat: 10.1g – Net carbs: 1.3g (total carbs: 1.5g, fiber: 0.2g) – Protein: 27.5g


Nutrition Facts
Keto Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 170mg57%
Sodium 2597mg108%
Potassium 473mg14%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 795IU16%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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