The best recipe for lean lentil and almond flour meatballs. Very tasty, satisfying, suitable for any side dish. I share the recipe!
For more information on how to cook lean meatballs, read the description below. I sautéed meatballs in ready-made tomato pasta sauce, but you can use the sauce to your liking. Instead of lentils, you can use boiled chickpeas or beans. Thanks to the use of gluten, the meatballs keep their shape well, have a texture and do not fall apart.
Purpose: For lunch / For dinner
Main ingredient: Vegetables / Legumes / Lentils
Dish: Hot dishes / Meatballs
Diet: Lenten dishes / Vegan dishes
- Lentils - 3/4 Cup (boiled or canned)
- Dry Gluten Free - 3/4 Cup
- Almonds - 1/2 Cup
- Nutritional yeast - 1-2 tbsp spoons
- Garlic - 1 Clove
- Onions - 1/2 Pieces
- Water - 1/2 Glass
- Broth cube - 1 Piece (vegetable or mushroom)
- Italian Herbs - 1 Teaspoon
- Salt - 1/2 Teaspoon
- Pepper - 1/4 Teaspoon
- Tomato sauce - 1/2 Tins (for pasta)
How to cook "Lean meatballs"
Prepare all ingredients. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. In a skillet, sauté the onions and garlic in olive oil for a few minutes, until the onions are translucent. Grind the almonds into flour in a coffee grinder. In a blender, grind cooked onions, garlic, almond flour, and lentils until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, add gluten, Italian herbs, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper. Mix with a spoon or hands until smooth. Dissolve the bouillon cube in water, add to a bowl and stir until smooth.