Quick, Easy Paleo Curry Meatballs

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It’s Monday after a busy, productive, sun-filled weekend and it is difficult to get into the weekday groove. Part of living and engaging in a healthy lifestyle is to keep the home-cooking fire burning, constantly. As a perk, this recipe not only satisfies the craving for curry, but can be prepped and dinner is ready in 20 minutes or less.

Get out your PaleOMG cookbooks or go to the PaleOMG blog and type in: Curry Meatballs. Juli Bauer is my hero.

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Kitchen Gadgets

  • Large sauce pan
  • Two Mixing bowls (one for the meatballs and the other for the sauce)
  • measuring spoons
  • OmniRest, silicone spoon rest
  • Onion Chopper

 

Ingredients

Curry Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ yellow onion, diced
  • ⅔ cup almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon ginger
  • just a hint of cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil for cooking (or other fat you like to use)

Paleo Curry Sauce

  • 1.5-2 cups canned coconut milk (the more the better)
  • 1 cup organic chicken broth
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 5 teaspoons curry powder (based upon your curry obsession)
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ginger

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients for your meatballs to a larger bowl and thoroughly mix together.
  2. Shape meatballs to the size you like. Mini meatballs or large ones are both acceptable! We chose to do large ones!
  3. In a large skillet or pot, add your coconut oil then add your meatballs and diced onions from your sauce ingredients and let them brown for a couple minutes. Let the meatballs cook on both sides for about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Once the onions and meatballs have browned a bit, add the rest of the ingredients for your sauce and mix together until meatballs are covered in sauce.
  5. Cover and let meatballs and sauce simmer until the sauce thickens and meatballs have cooked through–about 5 minutes.

 

Paleo Beginners Recap

Presto! An amazing meal in under 20 minutes is accomplished to satisfy any Indian cravings and have a healthy, inexpensive healthy dinner for the family.  We are inexperienced at the path to paleo, but more meals like this one, will keep these paleo beginners coming back for seconds and thirds. Another perk: you can use the leftovers for curry, sweet potato tacos! More to come on that delicious, easy lunch for work. Happy Mondayay y’all

Giving Credit

My applause and humble thanks to PaleOMG for another amazing meal. Check  it out: http://paleomg.com/leftovers-curry-meatballs/.

Also buy Juli Bauer’s book, “OMG, That’s Paleo?” on Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/OMG-Thats-Paleo-Juli-Bauer/dp/0985956240

 

 

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