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Vegetarian White Bean Meatballs
  • prep: 50 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    These vegetarian white bean meatballs are a delicious alternative to your traditional meatballs with ground beef. Parmesan, mushrooms, and sun-dried tomatoes add great flavor to these meat-free meatballs.

    Ingredients

    • For the Meatballs:
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • ½ onion, finely chopped
    • 1 cup chopped cremini mushrooms
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 cup spinach, chopped
    • ? cup rennet-free parmesan cheese, shredded
    • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
    • ? cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
    • 1 (15 oz.) can great northern white beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon oregano
    • ? teaspoon (dash) of cayenne pepper --> optional
    • ? cup panko breadcrumbs
    • 2 eggs
    • For the Sauce:
    • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
    • ¼ cup chopped cremini mushrooms
    • ¼ cup finely chopped mushrooms
    • 2 tablespoons minced jalapeno
    • 1 tablespoon garlic granules
    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    • 1 (15 oz.) can plain tomato sauce
    • 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
    • To Serve: Cook up pasta according to pasta directions. Sprinkle dish with additional shredded parmesan cheese.

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 15
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 166 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 12.44%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 7 mg 2.36%
    • Sodium: 511 mg 21.28%
    • Calcium: 153 mg 15.28%
    • Potassium: 321 mg 9.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.09%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.29%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 10.36%
    • Vitamin C 7.04%
    • Vitamin D 0.36%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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