Vegetarian Lentil Meatballs
Vegetarian Lentil Meatballs
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    a hearty italian style vegetarian "meat"ball made with fava beans, lentils and mushrooms

    Ingredients

    • 1 19oz can brown lentils, rinsed and drained (about 2-1/2 cups cooked beans)
    • 1 19oz can fava beans, rinsed and drained (about 2-1/2 cups cooked beans)
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 2 carrots, chopped
    • 2 celery stalks, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 8 ounces Button Mushrooms, wiped clean and sliced
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 710 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 68.95%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 39.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.73%
    • Sodium: 3259 mg 135.8%
    • Calcium: 339 mg 33.87%
    • Potassium: 1395 mg 39.85%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 58 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 52.64%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 24 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 9 g
    • Vitamin A 470.92%
    • Vitamin C 65.89%
    • Vitamin D 3.04%
    • * 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 - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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