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Gluten Free Bacon Meatballs with Cream Sauce

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What the what? Bacon in meatballs…the most amazing thing on Earth I tell ya.

Could it get even better? Yes it could. Toss those Bacon Meatballs in a Light Creamy Sauce. Thats how.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
Meatball
 16 ounces Bacon divided in 1/2
 1 pound ground Chicken (Beef, Bison or Turkey great too)
 3 tablespoons Blanched Almond Flour
 1 Shallot, diced
 Dried Parsley
 Black Pepper
 Garlic Salt
Cream Sauce
 1/4 cup Salted Butter
 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
 1 Shallot, diced
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 fresh Thyme
1

Cook pasta according to package directions. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment or tin foil. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Trim fat off 8 ounces of the bacon and chop into small pieces.Combine all meatball ingredients (including 8 ounces chopped bacon) and form into 1 inch meatballs. Arrange in a single layer and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

2

Bake the remainder of the bacon and crumble for topping.

3

For the sauce: Melt butter in a large skillet Brown the shallot. Add the cream and whisk until combined. Season to taste with garlic salt & pepper. Add meatballs to sauce and combine. Gently fold in pasta and some thyme. Serve hot. Top with crumbled bacon and fresh thyme.

Ingredients

Meatball
 16 ounces Bacon divided in 1/2
 1 pound ground Chicken (Beef, Bison or Turkey great too)
 3 tablespoons Blanched Almond Flour
 1 Shallot, diced
 Dried Parsley
 Black Pepper
 Garlic Salt
Cream Sauce
 1/4 cup Salted Butter
 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
 1 Shallot, diced
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 fresh Thyme

Directions

1

Cook pasta according to package directions. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment or tin foil. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Trim fat off 8 ounces of the bacon and chop into small pieces.Combine all meatball ingredients (including 8 ounces chopped bacon) and form into 1 inch meatballs. Arrange in a single layer and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

2

Bake the remainder of the bacon and crumble for topping.

3

For the sauce: Melt butter in a large skillet Brown the shallot. Add the cream and whisk until combined. Season to taste with garlic salt & pepper. Add meatballs to sauce and combine. Gently fold in pasta and some thyme. Serve hot. Top with crumbled bacon and fresh thyme.

Gluten Free Bacon Meatballs with Cream Sauce

~ Marla Meridith

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