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Baked Bison Meatballs

These delicious baked bison meatballs are made with six simple ingredients and ready in less than 20 minutes! Bison is a leaner, healthier alternative to ground beef and perfect if you're looking for a filling, low-carb meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course, Meal Prep
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, Healthy Options
Keyword: air fryer, bison, bison meatballs, how to cook bison, keto, low carb, meatballs, oven baked
Servings: 4
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • 1 lb Ground Bison
  • 1/2 Bell Pepper of Choice
  • 1/2 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • 5 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Red Crushed Pepper, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or aluminum foil.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Mix until well-incorporated.
  • Form 1-inch meatballs and place onto a prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all the meat is used.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, turning meatballs over halfway through.

To Serve With Marinara Sauce

  • In a saucepan over medium-high heat, warm your favorite marinara sauce and season to taste. Once the sauce is warm, nuzzle in meatballs and let simmer on low heat for 3-5 minutes. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Can I make these bison meatballs in the air fryer?

Yes, you can most certainly make these meatballs in the air fryer. Simply, cook the meatballs at 370°F for 13 minutes. Work in batches if needed to ensure the meatballs are not overcrowded in the air fryer.

How To Make Keto Bison Meatballs?

Bison is a great meat to enjoy while on the keto diet due to its incredible nutrient profile! This recipe is already keto. However, if you’d like, you can add ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese or shredded cheese of choice to the meatballs.