Tangy Meatballs

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot


  • In a large bowl, mix the beef, flour and salt and pepper. Form meat mixture into meatballs. In a large crock cooker, place the broccoli and meatballs.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the remaining 5 ingredients (orange juice through arrowroot flour). Pour sauce over the meatballs and broccoli and cover.
  • Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, until beef is cooked to desired level of doneness and vegetables are tender. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cauli-rice (process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste and fluff with a fork).
NUTRITION: 636 Calories; 41g Fat (58.2% calories from fat); 48g Protein; 18g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 157mg Cholesterol; 182mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 6 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 Fat.
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