Homemade BBQ Meatballs

Homemade BBQ Meatballs

Homemade BBQ Meatballs

These BBQ meatballs are a great twist on classic meatballs by using your own homemade sauce for a new and refreshing flavor. They work great as a power snack or as a meal on top of a pile of greens and veggies. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 122 kcal


  • 3 beaten eggs
  • 3/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 cup flax meal
  • 3/4 cup onion, finely minced
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut milk, canned, full fat
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 teaspoon black pepper
  • 18 oz ground cooked ham
  • 18 oz ground raw pork
  • 1/2 cup coconut crystals
  • 1 cup organic, no-sugar-added ketchup
  • 4 1/2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  1. In a large bowl combine eggs, almond flour, flax meal, onion, coconut milk, Dijon, and pepper. 

  2. Add ground ham and ground pork; mix well. Shape into 18 balls, using about 1/4 cup mixture for each ball. Place meatballs in a lightly greased 2-quart rectangular baking dish. 

  3. In a bowl combine coconut crystals, ketchup, vinegar, and Dijon. Stir until the coconut crystals dissolve. Pour a spoonful over each meatball.

  4. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven about 35 minutes or until done.

  5. Nutritional Analysis: One meatball equals: 122 calories, 7g fat, 293mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and 9g protein