Norwegian Vegetarian Meatballs

This Norwegian Vegetarian Meatballs recipe is a healthy plant based dinner featuring baked chickpea meatballs in a delicious vegetarian gravy.
Norwegian Vegetarian Meatballs

INGREDIENTS
For the vegetarian meatballs
  1. 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing
  2. 3 cups frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots, peas and green beans)
  3. 15-ounce can chickpeas
  4. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  5. 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  6. 1 teaspoon oregano
  7. 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  9. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (for gluten free, try Gluten Free 1 for 1 flour)
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Saute the vegetables, chickpeas, garlic powder, smoked paprika, oregano, kosher salt, and pepper for 3 to 5 minutes until warmed through and the vegetables are evenly coated in spices.
  • Add the vegetables and the flour to a food processor. Pulse about 20 times until chunky paste forms, scraping down the bowl of the food processor as necessary.