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chicken meatball casserole

Keto Chicken Meatball Casserole

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy chicken recipes, gluten free low carb recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 454kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
An easy keto dinner with chicken meatballs baked in a marinara sauce and cheese.
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For the meatballs:

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 zucchini grated
  • 3 spring onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

For the casserole:

  • 2 cups marinara sauce sugar free
  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese grated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese grated


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F degrees
  • Mix the meatball ingredients in a bowl and blend well.
  • Using clean damp hands form large walnut sized balls with the chicken mixture or use a cookie scoop
  • Place the balls on a parchment lined baking tray.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until firm and golden
  • Remove the meatballs from the oven and drain any excess juice.
  • Place the meatballs in the casserole dish and cover with the low carb marinara sauce
  • Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the marinara sauce
  • Add the Mozzarella and cover the meatballs
  • Return to the oven and bake for a further 10 – 15 minutes until the cheese is melted.


Other meat can be used in place of the ground chicken or add some sausage.
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
Any nutritional analysis on the website is based on an estimate, calculated by http://nutritiondata.self.com from the individual ingredients in each recipe. Variations may occur for various reasons, including product availability and food preparation. We make no representation or warranty of the accuracy of this information.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 29g | Fiber: 3g