The Best Vegan Lentil Meatballs
The Best Vegan Lentil Meatballs
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    If you want your vegan lentil meatballs coated in sauce (my preference), dip them in the tomato sauce to coat before you toss the spaghetti in the sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 1 clove minced garlic
    • 2 cups cooked lentils (don’t use red lentils)
    • 2 tbsp ground flax seed, mixed with ? cup water
    • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
    • ½ tsp fennel seed
    • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
    • Pinch of dried or fresh thyme
    • 1 tsp sea salt
    • 1 tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp crushed red chili flakes
    • ½-? cup breadcrumbs
    • 1 zucchini or yellow squash, thinly sliced in rounds
    • 2 cups brussels sprouts, thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or grapeseed oil
    • sea salt and black pepper for seasoning
    • ½ box of spaghetti
    • 2 cups of Bertolli Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce or your favorite tomato sauce
    • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves
    • 1 cup walnuts, toasted or raw
    • 1 teaspoon mellow miso
    • ½ teaspoon salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 943 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 37 g 57.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 2 mg 0.63%
    • Sodium: 1712 mg 71.33%
    • Calcium: 149 mg 14.93%
    • Potassium: 2126 mg 60.73%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 13 mg 71.46%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 110 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 45 g 180.77%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 46 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 12 g
    • Vitamin A 36.42%
    • Vitamin C 102.75%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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