Easy Vegan Meatballs
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Recipe type: Dinner, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 3-4
 
These vegan meatballs make for a quick and easy vegan dinner that looks and tastes very similar to the Italian classic.
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 can red beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup oats
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt5
  • pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine flax and water in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Saute garlic over medium heat with olive oil.
  3. Add remaining vegetables and saute until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Combine all ingredients together in a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  5. Form mixture into 2 inch balls and place on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper.
  6. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  7. Serve meatballs with pasta and marinara sauce of choice.
Recipe by Whitney E. RD at https://www.whitneyerd.com/2018/02/vegan-meatballs-spaghetti.html