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Vegetarian 'meatballs' (contains Nuts)



4 portion(s)

Pasta sauce

  • 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled
  • handful of fresh parsley, oregano and basil
  • 20 grams olive oil
  • 1x 400g tin diced tomatoes
  • 1 Jar Passata sauce
  • 1 teaspoon TMX veggie stock concentrate


  • 120 grams walnuts
  • 120 grams rolled oats
  • 1 onion
  • 1 eggs
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 15 grams olive oil

Recipe's preparation

    Pasta Sauce
  1. Put the onion, garlic, celery, carrot and herbs in TM bowl, chop 3 secs/speed 7
  2. Add oil and sauté 5 min//100°C with MC off
  3. Add tomatoes, stock and sauce. Cook 20 min///100°C
  4. Set aside in a large bowl. Wash and dry the TM Bowl.
  5. Meatballs
  6. Put walnuts, oats and parsley in TM bowl. Mix 2 secs//speed 6. Set aside in a small bowl.
  7. Put the onion in the TM bowl. Chop 3 secs/speed 7.
  8. Add olive oil and sauté 3 mins/Varoma temp/speed 1.
  9. Add the walnut mixture, egg, salt and pepper to the onions and mix 5 secs/speed 3 or until well combined.
  10. Final Dish
  11. Heat some extra olive oil in a pan. Shape the mixture into balls and cook until browned on both sides.
  12. Add half of the pasta sauce to the pan over the top of the walnut balls and simmer gently for about 10 minutes.

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This dish is great served with pasta, or quinoa and parmesan cheese.
You can freeze any leftovers.

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