Vegan Sausage Pasta Bake Meatballs
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Vegan Meatballs

Savoury Vegan Meatballs made with Kidney Beans
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 TBS Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1/2 Medium Carrot
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 1/3 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1 tin Kidney Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 TBS Tomato Puree
  • 1 TBS Italian Herbs
  • 1 TBS Soy Sauce
  • 2 tspn Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1-2 TBS Bread Crumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat Oven to 180 degrees C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Place the chia seeds and 3 TBS water in a cup and stir to form a chia egg. Set aside so that it becomes a gel.
  • Add onion and carrot to processor. Process until just chopped. Alternatively, you can finely dice the onion and grate the carrot.
  • Add the walnuts and process to form a rough crumble.
  • Add the oats and kidney beans. Process until just combined.
  • Transfer bean mixture to a bowl. Add soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, tomato puree and herbs. Add 1 TBS bread crumbs. Mix with a wooden spoon or by hand until fully combined. The mix should resemble a slightly wet mince. Add more bread crumbs if required.
  • Shape the mixture into small balls and place on the prepared tray.
  • Bake at 180 degrees C for approximately 15 minutes, or until browned on the outside.

Notes

This recipe can also be used to make burger patties.