A white platter of the ultimate meal prep meatballs served with a small bowl of ranch dressing.

Ultimate Meal Prep Meatballs

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutes
Servings: 20 meatballs (5 servings) 1x


  • 1 lb. lean grass-fed beef or bison (may sub ground turkey or chicken) 
  • 1 ½ tsp. olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables, finely diced (such as mix of onion, carrots, green peppers) 
  • 2 handfuls of spinach, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. almond flour (or flour of choice*)
  • 3 Tbsp. Tessemae’s Organic Creamy Ranch Dressing (or dressing of choice**) 
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried herbs (such as dried Italian seasoning)
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside. 
  2. In a skillet over medium-high heat add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add the vegetables, and spinach. Sauté until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat. 
  3. In a medium bowl combine all of the ingredients including sauteed vegetables. Mix well. 
  4. Form into 18-20 meatballs and place on prepared baking sheet. 
  5. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes.


*For nut-free use cassava flour, gluten-free flour blend (not whole30) or 1 Tbsp. of coconut flour.

**For egg-free use an egg-free dressing such as Tessemae’s Classic Italian or Ranch Vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe (4 meatballs)
  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Sodium: 375 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 4 g
  • (Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugar: 1 g)
  • Protein: 20 g


© The Real Food Dietitians
Recipe By: Stacie Hassing