Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

I found this recipe on a blog, and tried it for a meat-free alternative with homemade tomato sauce and spaghetti. I grew up eating a version made with tofu, and enjoy the flavor of these more. I'll definitely be making them again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop pecans in a food processor.
  2. Add breadcrumbs (I used whole wheat, but might try 4 slices of toasted Italian bread next time).
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until blended.
  4. Spray your hands with cooking spray or olive oil and roll 2 inch round balls.
  5. Place balls into prepared 9 by 13 glass dish. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.