Spaghetti Marinara With Chickpea “Meatballs”

READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the marinara sauce. Sautee garlic in olive oil. Add all remaining ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Combine flax seed meal and water in a small bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet. Sautee garlic and onions until translucent. Leave to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Combine chickpeas, sauteed garlic and onions, parsley, basil, oregano, flaxseed mixture, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until smooth.
  • Mix chickpea puree with almond meal and flour.
  • Form “meatballs” approximately 30 grams each.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet and brown the “meatballs” over medium heat, turning constantly. About 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve over spaghetti with marinara sauce.
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