Low-carb burger meatballs and slaw

Heather Disarro

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Low-carb burger meatballs and slaw is a healthier take on a hamburger. Meatballs filled with hamburger fixings are served up high on a bed of sweet and tangy slaw.

Low-carb burger meatballs and slaw

Low-carb burger meatballs and slaw

Serves 4


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons grill seasoning
  • 16 ounces shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard


  1. In a large bowl combine the ground beef, mustard, ketchup, egg, breadcrumbs and grill seasoning until everything is incorporated.
  2. Refrigerate the mixture for about 1 hour before scooping into 16 meatballs.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Place the meatballs on the baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes, then allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
  6. While the meatballs are baking, combine the mayonnaise, yogurt, onion, garlic, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper and dry mustard in a food processor and process until smooth.
  7. Add the dressing to the coleslaw mix and toss to coat.
  8. To serve, divide the coleslaw into 4 equal portions, then serve each plate with 4 meatballs each.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.