Eggplant meatballs. Better than any eggplant recipes I get in a restaurant! There's a restaurant in my neighborhood that recently closed down and the eggplant meatballs are the one item on the menu I'll miss the most. These hearty, delicious eggplant morsels can be used as a replacement for meatballs, or they can be fried into patties and eaten like burgers.
You can make delicious meatballs without eggs, oil or breadcrumbs. Eggplant has such a spongy texture, you have to watch. Place the roasted eggplant in a medium bowl and stir in the egg and beans. You can cook Eggplant meatballs using 6 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Eggplant meatballs
- You need 1 1/2 lbs of eggplant.
- Prepare 1 1/2 cup of Italian bread crumbs.
- You need 2 oz of parmesan grated.
- You need 1 of egg beaten.
- Prepare 2 of tblsp fresh basil diced.
- It’s 1 of tblsp fresh oregano diced.
Remove the meatballs from the oven, sprinkle with a little extra parmesan and serve with the marinara sauce. Learn how to make these delicious eggplant meatballs. They're vegan, oil-free, and the perfect meatless recipe to share with your friends and family. A hearty and savory flavor-explosion, and.
Eggplant meatballs step by step
- Pre heat 425°. Cut your eggplant into 1 inch squares..
- Heat oil in a large saute pan. Add eggplant. Add 1/4cup water and salt pepper to taste..
- Saute till tender, 10 -12 minutes..
- Add eggplant to a food processor. Pulse until chopped fine…
- In a large bowl, add bread crumbs,cheese, egg, eggplant, basil, oregano.
- Make your meatballs and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes, flip, then bake another 10 minutes..
- Add your meatballs into some sauce and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve over pasta enjoy..
Check out Bacaro Italian Tavern's step by step video recipes for our Eggplant Meatballs that are perfect to use in your home, restaurant or pizzeria! If you know me – You know I love Eggplant! Eggplant meatballs are really easy to make without sacrificing taste or nutrition. When it comes to vegetarian and vegan options, eggplant meatballs are one of the most delicious options. Try these hearty eggplant meatballs for a great vegetarian alternative!