Vegetarian Italian Meatballs

Vegetarian Italian Meatballs

Tired of not being able to enjoy meatballs with your pasta because you don’t eat meat? Look to these meat-free meatballs as a good alternative.

This recipe is provided by Lightlife.

4
Servings
267
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 14  Ounces  meat-free beef, such as Lightlife Gimme Lean Beef
  • 1/3  Cup  seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4  Cup  soy milk or water
  • 2  Tablespoons  finely chopped fresh onion
  • 3/4  Teaspoons  salt
  • 2  Teaspoons  Worcestershire sauce
  • egg or equivalent replacement
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  garlic powder

Directions

Mix ingredients. Shape into approximately 36 balls, about 1 ½-inch each. Cook in greased oblong pan (13x9x2 inches) in 400-degree F oven until light brown (20-25 minutes). Serve hot.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
30g
65%
Vitamin A, RAE
22µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
74mg
7%
Choline, total
81mg
19%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
36µg
9%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
35mg
11%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
260mg
37%
Selenium, Se
33µg
60%
Sodium, Na
355mg
24%
Water
83g
3%
Zinc, Zn
10mg
100%

Vegetarian Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Vegetarian Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.

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