AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Mushroom Meatballs
Yields4 Servings
Cook Time25 mins
 16 oz package sliced baby bella mushrooms
 3 medium shallots, coarsely chopped
 1 cup olive oil
 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
 ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
 nutritional yeast
 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley plus additional for garnish (optional)
 1 tbsp less sodium soy sauce
 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
 2 cups low sodium marinara pasta sauce
1

Preheat oven to 400°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. In food processor, pulse mushrooms and shallots until small crumbs remain.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mushroom mixture; cook and stir 5 minutes or until moisture is released.

3

In large bowl, stir oats, walnuts, nutritional yeast, parsley, soy sauce, thyme, mushroom mixture and ¼ teaspoon salt; form into 20 (1½-inch) meatballs and place 1 inch apart on prepared pan. Bake meatballs 20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 20 meatballs.

4

In large skillet, heat sauce and meatballs over medium heat 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve sprinkled with parsley, if desired.

Ingredients

 16 oz package sliced baby bella mushrooms
 3 medium shallots, coarsely chopped
 1 cup olive oil
 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
 ½ cup finely chopped walnuts
 nutritional yeast
 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley plus additional for garnish (optional)
 1 tbsp less sodium soy sauce
 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
 2 cups low sodium marinara pasta sauce

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. In food processor, pulse mushrooms and shallots until small crumbs remain.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mushroom mixture; cook and stir 5 minutes or until moisture is released.

3

In large bowl, stir oats, walnuts, nutritional yeast, parsley, soy sauce, thyme, mushroom mixture and ¼ teaspoon salt; form into 20 (1½-inch) meatballs and place 1 inch apart on prepared pan. Bake meatballs 20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 20 meatballs.

4

In large skillet, heat sauce and meatballs over medium heat 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve sprinkled with parsley, if desired.

Mushroom Meatballs
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