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Paleo Meatball Sub

This is really a satisfying comfort food, for when you're craving Italian food.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: gluten free, grain free, low carb, paleo
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Calories: 265kcal
Author: Stacey


  • 1/2 lb Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp Italian Seasonings
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp Oil of choice ( Olive oil coconut oil, etc.)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Coconut flour or flax meal.
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 ounce can 8 Organic Tomato Puree or sauce
  • 1 Clove Garlic peeled and minced
  • 2 Tsp Italian Seasonings
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Onion minced * optional
  • 1 Tbsp Green or Black Olives sliced or chopped *optional
  • 1 Tbsp Mushrooms chopped * optional
  • 2 slices paleo bread recipe link for the paleo garlic bread shown in photo is below.


  • Mix in a large bowl all meatball ingredients except the 1/2 Tbsp oil.
  • Form meat mixture into small round balls.
  • Heat a fry pan on stove-top and add oil.
  • Place meatballs in pan and fry on all sides till browned, then cover pan and cook on medium for 7 minutes.
  • While meatballs are cooking, put a sauce pan on medium heat and add all the sauce ingredients.
  • Bring sauce to a medium boil and add the meatballs to the boiling sauce.
  • Turn down heat to low, then cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Top paleo bread with meatballs and sauce ( there is a link below for paleo garlic flat bread recipe).
  • Top with cheese of choice * optional
  • Serve.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.5g | Protein: 17.4g | Fat: 17g | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 1g