Vegan Keto Mung Bean Meatballs

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On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

You can serve these with whole grain pasta or veggies and share a quick and yummy lunch with the family. Guaranteed to become your new favorite comfort food!

Best part, it is super easy to make and these are loaded with fiber and protein and are also gluten-free, dairy-free!

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On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins
 ½ cup California Black Ripe Olives, finely chopped
 1 ½ cups cooked mung beans
 ½ cup white onion, finely chopped
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
 2 tbsp sun dried tomatoes, chopped
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 1 tsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp red chili flakes
 2 tbsp tomato sauce, no sugar added
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ¼ tsp salt
1

Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a small bowl, combine flaxseed with 3 tablespoons of water. Set aside for at least 10 minutes.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

2

In a medium sized bowl, mash beans with a fork or potato masher or pulse in a food processor until a smooth texture forms. Add olives, onion, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, parsley, spices and tomato sauce. Once your flax “egg” has gelled, add it to the mixture too. Mix to combine.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

3

Roll bean mixture into 1½-inch balls and space evenly on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes, remove from oven, flip, and cook for another 5-10 minutes. The balls should be gently browned when done.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

4

Serve warm or cold over pasta or vegetables.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

Ingredients

 ½ cup California Black Ripe Olives, finely chopped
 1 ½ cups cooked mung beans
 ½ cup white onion, finely chopped
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 tbsp ground flaxseed
 2 tbsp sun dried tomatoes, chopped
 ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
 1 tsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp red chili flakes
 2 tbsp tomato sauce, no sugar added
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ¼ tsp salt

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a small bowl, combine flaxseed with 3 tablespoons of water. Set aside for at least 10 minutes.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

2

In a medium sized bowl, mash beans with a fork or potato masher or pulse in a food processor until a smooth texture forms. Add olives, onion, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, parsley, spices and tomato sauce. Once your flax “egg” has gelled, add it to the mixture too. Mix to combine.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

3

Roll bean mixture into 1½-inch balls and space evenly on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes, remove from oven, flip, and cook for another 5-10 minutes. The balls should be gently browned when done.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

4

Serve warm or cold over pasta or vegetables.

On a diet but don't know what to cook for lunch? Enjoy this delicious mung bean Meatballs which are vegan and keto friendly.

Vegan Keto Mung Bean Meatballs