|Prep Time||10 mins|
1 tbsp ground chia seeds + 3 tbsp water
250g (8 oz) sliced mushrooms
3 large cloves garlic
½ medium onion, sliced
1 tsp thyme leaves, minced
2 tsp oregano chopped
½ cup chopped walnuts
450g (15 oz) can kidney beans (any bean will work)
2 tbs chia seeds
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
¾ tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
¾ cup Italian-style panko bread crumbs or almond meal for GF
1 cup tomato pasata (tomato sugo)
2 cups cooked spaghetti or zucchini noodles
Recipe Name: Vegan chia seed, mushroom meatless balls
Time: 20-30 minutes
Preheat oven to 180°C (350F)
Make chia egg by combining Chia seeds and water in a small bowl, stir, and set aside.
In a hot pan add olive oil then mushrooms, onion, garlic, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper and pan fry until tender and golden. Once cooked transfer to a mixing bowl.
Now add beans, chia egg, nutritional yeast, panko bread crumbs, salt and pepper into your mixing bowl with mushrooms, Now give the mix a really good mix.
Roll mixture into 20 balls (a bit larger than a golf ball). Place on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for another 20 minutes .
Serve with cooked spaghetti or zucchini noodles and some pasata sauce.