Eggplant Meatballs

This recipe is a Vegan Recipe today show

“Vegan before 6” After 6:00pm eat anything you want to still lose weight. Mark Bittman’s “The VB6 Cookbook” promotes eating vegan during the day, then being a “flexitarian” at dinner. 

There is a lot of discussions of how eating Vegan can help you lose weight.

Eggplant Meatball RecipeEggplant Meatball Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 large eggplant, trimmed, sliced
  • Olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil, drained
  • 1 cup whole wheat dry breadcrumbs

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Use a sharp knife to slice eggplant crosswise in 1/2-inch slices.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and set aside in a colander for 10 minutes.
  4. Rinse and pat dry.
  5. Brush eggplant with olive oil and lay in a single layer on 2 baking sheets.
  6. Cook for 10 minutes. Flip and continue to roast until eggplant is tender. Remove and set aside to cool slightly.
  7. In a large bowl beat eggs, cheese, garlic, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper.
  8. Finely chop eggplant and add to the egg mixture, using your fingers to mix ingredients.
  9. Add breadcrumbs and sun-dried tomatoes and continue to mix until mixture sticks together.
  10. Form into “meat”balls.
  11. Generously spray a 13×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and lay “meat”balls in a single layer in the dish, leaving a little space between each one.
  12. Cook for 20 minutes. Use tongs to gently turn the “meat”balls and cook for 20 minutes. They are done when they are lightly browned.
  13. Remove from oven and serve plain or toss with tomato sauce and serve on pasta.

Related Products:

The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook: Simple Family-Friendly Recipes for Everyday Home CookingThe Weeknight Dinner Cookbook: Simple Family-Friendly Recipes for Everyday Home Cooking

Cooking from Scratch as Simply as Possible

The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook is the perfect way to get dinner on the table quickly and easily wit... Read More >

Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week AheadFood52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week AheadA smart, inspiring cookbook showing how to plan, shop, and cook for dinners (and lunches and desserts) all through the week. The secret? Cooking ahead... Read More >
The 1200-Calorie-a-Day Menu Cookbook : Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Low-fat Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, and DessertsThe 1200-Calorie-a-Day Menu Cookbook : Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Low-fat Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, and Desserts

Imagine savoring three delicious, satisfying meals every day without worrying about counting calories or calculating fat grams. Now you can enjoy ... Read More >

It's only fair to share...Share on Facebook1Share on Google+0Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn0Pin on Pinterest2Email this to someoneShare on StumbleUpon0Share on Tumblr0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Simple Share Buttons
Simple Share Buttons
Skip to toolbar