Meatless Walnut Balls

  • Ready In: 40 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 3 meatballs
Meatless Walnut Balls
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Ingredients List:

  • ½ cup minced white onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Eatnuts.com Walnuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasonings
  • 1 flax egg or egg
  • ½ cup Eatnuts.com Almond Flour
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Coating Ingredients:
  • ¼ cup Eatnuts.com Almond Flour
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • Vegetarian Meatballs are a meatless meatballs recipe for those who do not include meat in their diet. Who would have ever imagined such a thing? Well, they are absolutely tasty and amazing. This Meatless Meatballs Recipe uses walnuts as a substitution for beef which makes these vegetarian meatballs both delicious and high in nutrition.

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

    2. Prepare flax egg and set aside.

    3. In a large, deep skillet, sauté onion and garlic in small amount of olive oil over medium heat. Sauté for approximately 3-4 minutes, then set aside.

    4. In a food processor add Eatnuts.com Walnuts and seasonings, then pulse to break things down. Next add egg or flax egg, ½ cup Eatnuts.com Almond Flour, sautéed garlic and onion, celery, mushrooms, and tomato paste, pulsing until it forms a dough.

    5. Heat the skillet again over medium heat. Make 2-tablespoon-sized meatballs.

    6. Mix the Eatnuts.com Almond Flour and nutritional yeast in a shallow dish for the coating. Roll the meatballs one or two at a time in the coating mix.

    7. Add enough olive oil to form a thin layer on the bottom of the hot skillet, then add the coated balls into the pan. Brown all sides.

    8. Add browned meatballs to a baking sheet, place in the oven, and bake for 15 minutes.

    Each bite of these meatballs will leave you questioning if they are really vegetarian meatballs. They have many of the same flavors as a traditional meatball, however, they are lighter and offer a slight nutty texture and flavor in the background. These Meatless Meatballs are the perfect substitution for your favorite recipes that call for meatballs.

    Healthy Recipes, Almond Flour Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Main Course Recipes, Beef-Free Recipes, Lactose-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes, Walnut Recipes
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