If you’ve been to Ikea, then you probably have had their Swedish meatballs. At least, that’s where I had them for the first time, and I loved them.

So I made a keto friendly version of them. Absolutely delicious!


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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: European
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 615kcal


For the meat balls

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 26 oz. Ground Meat
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • Sea Salt & Pepper (to taste)

For the sauce

  • 1 Onion (cut in pieces)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup Bone Broth (or beef stock)
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream (unsweetened)
  • Sea Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg (ground)


  • Start by seasoning the ground meat with the mentioned spices, shape and roll into small balls.
  • In a large pan or skillet, melt the butter and fry the meatballs until they are golden brown on medium to high heat. Then take them out of the pan and put them on a separate plate.
  • Add the cut onion and minced garlic to the same pan you just fried the meatballs in and add the bone broth, let simmer on high heat for a few minutes.
  • Lower the heat and add the heavy cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Let simmer until the sauce thickens.
  • Add in the meatballs to the sauce and let simmer for another 2-3 minutes until ready.


  • 1 portion has a total of 8 Net Carbs


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 615kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 6mg

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