Veggie Balls

Recipe courtesy of Marabella Meatball Co.
Show: Chuck's Eat the Street | Episode: Food Revolution
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Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
30 min
Yield:
8 to 9 meatballs
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/8 cup grated cheese
  • 1/8 cup chickpeas, rinsed, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon golden raisins, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 bunch broccoli crowns, cooked, cooled and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 head cauliflower, cooked, cooled and roughly chopped
  • Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 

Mix together the breadcrumbs, eggs, cheese, chickpeas, pine nuts, raisins, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, broccoli and cauliflower. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Scoop and roll the mixture into about 2.5-ounce balls. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes.