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
188
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
  • 1 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Protein
25g
50%
Carbs
9g
3%
Vitamin A
19µg
2%
Vitamin B12
3µg
42%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
30.8%
Vitamin C
0.7mg
1.2%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.5%
Vitamin K
3µg
3%
Calcium
45mg
4%
Fiber
0.6g
2.5%
Folate (food)
15µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
28µg
7%
Folic acid
7µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
17%
Magnesium
30mg
7%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
29%
Phosphorus
256mg
37%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
441mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.9%
Sodium
331mg
14%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
12.4%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
6mg
39%