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NON-MEATBALLS AND PASTA

NON-MEATBALLS AND PASTA

Hearty, savoury, garlicky meatballs just like you grew up eating… but totally meatless! These lentil and aubergine meatballs are packed with flavour, easy to whip up, totally vegetarian, vegan, and optionally gluten-free.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Total Time: 50 Minutes

Servings: 25 Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 (425g) eggplant
  • 1/2-1 cup gluten-free oats
  • 1 cup cooked green lentils (you can also use black lentils)
  • 1/3 cup black olives, pits removed and chopped
  • 1/2 lemon zest and juice
  • 2 tsp liquid smoke (you can also use tamari)
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp cayenne pepper flakes
  • Pinch sea salt and pepper (Optional)

 For the tomato sauce and spaghetti

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 jar (700g) organic tomato puree
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Enjoy!