While you’ll see some meaty recipes here, you'll also find plenty that are meat-free and thus perfect for anyone practicing animal-food abstinence. Experimenting with different sauces, meats, and even bread types will allow you to make any of the following recipes fit into your nutritional plan.
This dish delivers the comforting, classic flavors of traditional Italian meatballs, while replacing meat with kidney beans for protein.
“The key to these meatballs is their simplicity,” says Picnic LA executive chef Alex Resnick. “Use only the highest quality ingredients to let their flavors shine.” These meatballs utilize grass-fed beef which is undoubtedly a high quality ingredient.
You may be hesitant to try a breaded meatball with dipping sauces yourself, but we assure you that these will be a hit with your children. Try healthier sauces if these ones don’t fit into your dietary plan.
This recipe is for a quick and easy soup that is made in less than 30 minutes with help from a few frozen ingredients. With vegetables and beans in the mix, you’ll be getting many nutritionally sound foods in by eating a bowl of Meatball Vegetable Soup.
If you’re looking for healthy meatballs without the meat, look no further than these Mexican Tofu Meatballs With Mango Sauce.
This casserole benefits from the inclusion of broccoli rabe, one of the healthiest leafy green vegetables out there. Don’t be afraid to cut back on the called-for heavier ingredients to lighten this one up.
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 healthy alternative.