Spicy Leek Meatballs

Prep Time

15 minutes


Prep Notes



Cooking Time

15 minutes



4 servings



  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground beef

  • 1 1/2 cups minced leeks (white and light green part only, about one bunch)

  • 2 fresh chili peppers, minced

  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced

  • 2 tbsps almond flour

  • 2 tbsps sesame oil

  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste



  1. Place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

  2. Knead well by hand until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

  3. Divide the mixture into 10 to 12 equal portions, about 1/4 cup each. Roll each portion into a ball.

  4. Heat the cooking oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat.

  5. Add meatballs and pan-fry, covered, turning occasionally until browned on all sides and cooked through, about 10 minutes.

  6. Drain on paper towel.

  7. Serve warm.