Vegan Zuchetti and Walnut Meatballs Recipe

7 Nov 2018

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Zuchetti and Black Walnut Meatballs

Raw Italian food anybody? This is my play on some vegan, raw Italian spaghetti & meatballs. Walnut meatballs and zucchini to replace the noodles. Everything tastes so fresh, you'll be quite surprised by the flavors!

Zuchetti and Black Walnut Meatballs

Serves: 2
Active Time: 1 hr

Ingredients

For the beet sauce

  • 3 small tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 2 dates or 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 leaf of fresh basil
  • 3 green onion stems chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sliver of beet

For the meatballs

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 leaf of fresh basil
  • 1 tsp charcoal powder (optional)

Method

  1. You need a veggie spiralizer for this. Start with the beet sauce first
  2. Add sauce ingredients into your blender and mix, bottle it up and throw in fridge while you make the meatballs.
  3. Add meatball ingredients into the food processor and mix.
  4. Roll into little balls and stick them into the fridge while you sprizalize the zucchini.
  5. Now spiralize your zucchini and add to whatever container you like.
  6. Assemble all the goodies and finish off with sunflower or pine nut seeds for crunch.

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@lou profile image
lou4 YEARS AGO
nice!! i love raw zucchini pasta ๐Ÿ˜the walnut meatballs sound really interesting too!
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@bigfatnyancat profile image
bigfatnyancat4 YEARS AGO
yay it's zoodles!
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@lou profile image
lou4 YEARS AGO
oodles of zoodles!!
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@paloma profile image
paloma3 YEARS AGO
Mira! tambien puedes encontrar recetas :) @jaam
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herbimetal3 YEARS AGO
Good lord your colors are out of this world ๐ŸŒˆ looks #sogood!
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