Taco meatballs are made with lean ground pork or beef, stuffed with cheddar cheese cut into cubes. Meatballs are simple to make and always a hit. These Low Carb Taco meatballs are perfect for any gathering or party.

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Taco Meatballs with Cheddar (for South Beach Phase 1) | Dietplan-101

Yields: 36 meatballs




  • 1 1/2 lb (680 g) lean ground pork (or beef) (92/8)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 tbsps chopped green onion
  • 0.6 oz (17 g) Taco Bell taco seasoning mix (or Mrs.Dash, Ortega, etc.)
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 36 pcs (1/2″ cubes) cheddar cheese (3.5 oz/100 g)


  • Preheat oven to 425°F/220°C.
  • Combine all ingredients together (EXCEPT cheddar cheese) in a mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Wrap each cheese cube with 1 tablespoon of meat to form a meatball.
  • Arrange the meatballs on a non-stick cookie sheet (or spray with cooking spray) and bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes, or until meatballs are cooked.