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Meatballs with vegan sauce

ingredients

servings

2

Lentils

50 grams

Mile

50 grams

Extra virgin olive oil

2 teaspoons

Canned tomato sauce, without salt

150 grams

Extra virgin olive oil

1 spoon

Soy sauce

2 teaspoons

Breadcrumbs

4 spoons

second courses from Italy - Basilicata

Meatballs with vegan sauce

Meatballs with vegan sauce

vegan with gluten high in fiber high in iron high in potassium with good fats

ready in

1 hour 30 minutes

difficulty

daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Meatballs with vegan sauce

A traditional recipe revisited in a vegan key

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 1

step 1

Rinse the millet and lentils to eliminate any dust or processing residues. Pour them into a pan and add about double the quantity of water (in this case about 200 ml). Cook over medium heat until the water is completely absorbed.

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 2

step 2

When the water is completely absorbed, let it cool down and pour the mix of lentils and millet into a food processor. Add the oil, the soy sauce, a little breadcrumbs and blend.

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 3

step 3

Pour the mixture into a bowl and add the breadcrumbs a little at a time, until you get a consistency that can form the meatballs.

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 4

step 4

At this point you can decide to cook the meatballs in a static oven at 180 ° for 15-20 minutes, in an air fryer at 160 ° for 15 minutes or sauté in a pan with a drizzle of oil. While the lentils and millet cook, you can start preparing the sauce.

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 5

step 5

While the lentils and millet cook, you can start preparing the sauce. Pour the tomato puree in a pan, stretch it with a little water, and add the spoonful of extra virgin olive oil

Meatballs with vegan sauce step 6

step 6

Cook for at least half an hour, or until the sauce has thickened. When the meatballs are ready, place them in the pan with the sauce, add fresh basil if you have it and cook for a few minutes, gently turning the meatballs, covering them with the sauce.

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