Paleo Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Paleo & Whole30)

These easy and delicious Paleo Salisbury Steak Meatballs are great for families, kid friendly, Whole30 compliant and perfect with mashed white or sweet potatoes! Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, ready is 30 minutes.


for the meatballs:

  • 1.5 lbs grass-fed ground beef 85% lean
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup blanched almond flour
  • 3/4 tsp fine grain sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp brown mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1/4 tsp liquid smoke optional
  • 1 cup white mushrooms divided SEE NOTE*
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mushroom from the 1 cup
  • 1 Tbsp ghee or other cooking fat
  • Parsley chopped, for garnish

for the sauce:

  • 12 ozbeef bone broth divided (1 cup + 1/2 cup)
  • 1 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 med onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder or tapioca
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos
  • See NOTE*


make the meatballs:

  1. In a large bowl, mix together with your hands the ground beef, almond flour, salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder, mustard, tomato paste, coconut aminos, finely chopped mushrooms*, egg, and liquid smoke,(if using.)
  2. Form into 1.5 inch balls while preheating a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp ghee to the skillet, then brown the meatballs all around. Transfer browned but not cooked through meatballs to foil lined sheet and lower the heat to low.

make the sauce:

  1. Add second tbsp ghee to the pan, then the onions and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  2. Add 1 cup of the bone broth, leaving a half cup to mix with arrowroot
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