Veggie Balls

Total Time:
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.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.


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