They were that good! We're having them with pasta sauce tonight. Transfer to a colander to get rid of any excess water, then to a large bowl along with the bread crumbs, beaten egg, Romano cheese and chopped basil. When I’m ready to try any sort of meat replacement (say hello BBQ Jackfruit Sliders)! They were a big hit with everyone! Another great thing about these particular balls is that you can get fussy eaters into eating zucchini without them even realizing it. However, when I entered it, it calculated to 8 points + for 4 meatballs. In the video you squeeze the water out of the zucchini before putting them in the Saute pan. The rest of the recipe was easy. Do you have nutritional info to calculate SmartPoints? Thanks! In a large bowl combine zucchini, chicken, egg, panko, cheese, garlic, parsley, basil, crushed red pepper, remaining 1/8 tsp. You can see more zucchini recipes like this here. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. The key to using the zucchini is ensuring that the water is drained as the same with the eggplant. We broil for 5 minutes at the end then don’t cook them in the sauce to keep them extra crispy. Serve them as an appetizer, over zucchini noodles, whole wheat pasta or with a crusty piece of bread on the side. Secondly, you do not need an egg if you use lentils or flax seed. What can I use instead of the egg to bind them. pinterest. Not sure what was wrong. So if you see a recipe with a SmartPoints® value that’s different from what the calculator tells you, that is why. Inquiring minds need to know! This recipe was a huge hit at our house even with my husband who isn’t a big fan of zucchini. If there was ever an overly organic meatball, this was it! Could you freeze these before baking? Recipe sounds lovely! Thinking about making them for a party and like to do things in advance. Don’t overcook them, check after 5-6 minutes in the oven already. i was wondering if i add salt to the grated zucchini, squeeze out all the liquid, follow rest of the steps or may shallow fry the balls first and then add to the sauce ? I put the ones frozen in sauce in a pan to reheat. I was going to suggest nutritional yeast, but if you're allergic I would just leave it out and add more salt. I have made around 30 different Skinnytaste recipes now and haven’t found one I didn’t liked yet (even when I’m skeptical that it will be good). Heat one tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet and start frying the meatballs, about 2 minutes on each side, in batches. Zucchini meatballs! The recipe calls for 1ounce, 1/4 c of cheese. Recipe came out amazing! Do you know what the portion for 21 day fix are? AND I cut sodium use in whatever recipe I use (or eliminate it where possible). If anyone’s tried this substitution, please let me know how it turned out. Shred the zucchini on a box grater and squeeze it in your hand (in batches) to remove the excess moisture. what a great idea!!! This was a huge hit. I've made this recipe multiple times now – it's one of my favorites! i use cornflake crumbs (from the packet) for my meatballs. used my own homemade marinara sauce and whole wheat spaghetti pasta. so helpful. must try the indian twist…. Husband and kid approved! I I wanted to add COOKED quinoa to boost protein, do you think I could just add 1 or 2 cups to mixture, or reduce original zucchini amount by a bit? Would you freeze them pre or post baking? Making these for dinner tomorrow! The most time consuming part is the zucchini grating (I did in my ninja using grater attachment) and squeezing in cheese cloth before cooking in the pan. Thanks – looks like a great recipe. Pingback: weekly wrap: 4.15.2018 – 4.21.2018 | Runs With Pugs, Couldn’t find the pecorino, will parmesano reggiano work? can't wait to see if my little squish loves them too ;o). The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting 0 points foods such as eggs, chicken, fruits and vegetables. I freeze them right away and take them out as I want them. Just made these, they are delicious! Were. Delicious! What can I use instead of pecorino Romano cheese? I love your website and have tried MANY recipes and they always taste wonderful as written. I may try the nutritional yeast in place of cheese and flax for the egg to see how they are completely vegan. I froze them last time I made them and had no issues. It’s higher in protein but lower in calories, carbs, sugar, and the sodium content is almost negligible in comparison. Served them over spiralized butternut squash. Gina, these look and sound delicious! I know I’m “coming late to the zucchini meatball party,” but WOW! They ate lots and loved them and wished me to make them again soon and they didn’t even change their mind after I revealed to them what exactly was inside. How fantastic would that be if the dehydrated version worked. Pingback: Easy Healthy Vegetarian Zucchini Meatballs - Shugary Sweets. we loved them then tried them vegan they were great. also left out egg, as I don’t care for egg. These sound amazing!!! Where is all the salt in your recipe? Even my son who rarely eats anything green loved them! Hi just wondering why the zucchini has to be cooked first. Perfect for a meatless, not-necessarily-Monday, meal. Just do not like the amount of sodium you have listed. Great idea! I used vegan parmesan (almond and nutritional yeast based) in place of the romano to make dairy free. I made these tonight.. Using a pastry brush, brush meatballs with sauce. Fresh dill is bursting of flavor, while dried dill tastes dusty. I'm always confused on that. I will make these for myself a million times! Oh…Duh! Based on the other comments, I assume this calls for 2 1/2 – 3 cups. I think I'll have to give that a try! yum! I wonder how these would taste as veggie burgers on the grill? twitter. I used nutritional yeast instead of cheese and you can’t even tell the difference! My husband and son, who hate vegetables loved them! These were ok. Just don’t let them sit in the sauce too long, they get too mushy and fall apart. Has anyone tried using oatmeal and Italian seasoning instead of the seasoned breadcrumbs?? Yes, should be tender inside, like a meatball. They taste like basil, oregano and parmesan, with a touch of lemon. Great recipe! You're right – these are really good! Hi! We tried them without sauce, and they are really good. I used panko breadcrumbs, and they were so light and fluffy! I made these tonight and they are delicious! Juicy, tender and delicious beef meatballs with zucchini and Parmesan, this is one of our favorite meatball recipes. Place the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Table of Contents show. When you enter the ingredients in the Recipe Builder on WW, The breadcrumbs alone are 12 points. I am so so so enchanted by this recipe, but unfortunately cheese is a no-no in this household. I am starting with a big statement today: these beef meatballs with zucchini are the juiciest, most delicious meatballs I have made in a long time!!! You will need to add a bit more breadcrumbs. they were deep fried. Hi these sound wonderful..trying them tonight. LOL! Thanks! How many cups of grated zucchini is 1-1/4 lb? Would ypu use 1:1substitution if you use nutrutional yeast? Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius/ 400 degrees Fahrenheit. These were delicious! I served them over spaghetti squash. These zucchini meatballs were so delicious, I made them for dinner tonight and my son and husband who are meat eaters thought they were an absolute slam dunk. I made them on Wednesday, served Thursday in marinara sauce over gnocchi. I just found this recipe and I am excited to try it. Place the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Thank you for this recipe! You can cut that down a lot my using unseasoned breadcrumbs. These are really awesome. I agree with others that it took way long to cook out the water but so worth it. Texture was a bit off and they were not holding together as well. These were very good! I think that would be fantastic as an appetizer for parties. I doubled this but honestly I have no clue how many cups of zuchinni you should use based on the ingredient list. Get new free recipes and exclusive content delivered right to your inbox: Your email address will not be published. The sodium count, must be a mistake. Meatballs are one of my favorite comfort foods! To cut carbs, is there something else you could use instead of the bread crumbs? I’m with the kids. Don't have a scale at home. It's because of the breadcrumbs and cheese. These vegetarian meatballs were a HUGE hit in my house, I even let my neighbors and friends try and everyone loved them! My daughter loved the eggplant ones and was worried these wouldn’t be as good, but she loved them! Vegan Zucchini Meatballs is quick and easy to make and they have a great deal of health benefits as well. When I made these, they came out kind of soft and mushy in the middle. These are good and filling and worth every point!!! They were a huge hit at our house! These “meatballs” were out of this world. I used the quick marinara sauce from your site (a staple in my kitchen now) and served over whole wheat spaghetti. Would you do so before you simmer the “meatballs” in the sauce, or after, then freeze them in the sauce? After 15 minutes, the result should be a sticky egg-like substitute. Heat the sauce in a large deep skillet to warm the sauce, about 4 to 5 minutes. I cannot wait to try the zucchini! And while I love these, I even more recently decided it was time to start making my own. Served with marinara sauce, salad and warm naan bread. Yes, this one is 0SP if you want to give it a try. I plugged this into my WW calculator and it's coming up 8pts (sp) using the above nutritional values. Does anyone have the eggplant meatball link? Baked meatballs and caramelized zucchini and onions served over egg noodles – a favorite way to use up all those club-sized zucchini from the garden. Is that due to the Pec Romao. Can't wait to try this! I had my 13 year old help with marinara and it was a perfect recipe for him. These meatless Zucchini Meatballs are made with grated zucchini, garlic, Pecorino Romano, basil, bread crumbs and egg, then baked in the oven and finished in a pomodoro sauce. Thank you. ), these meatless meatballs are fantastic, too! Any advice or recommendations?? I think I should try this recipe cause it different from the others. I'm trying to make these vegan the best I can. I’ve used your recipes for months and they always turn out wonderful-thanks! Can you make these a day or two in advance and leave in the refrigerator? Got away with no egg and used seasoned panko a bit less of it too. Thank you for sharing this recipe!!! Thank you Gina!!! Also tried GF breadcrumbs (Iains) and they were just awful as a substitute. Mix until dough forms. Thanks in advance. Slice zucchini thinly and lay the bottom of your casserole dish. These turned out really flavorful. i should mention I'm also allergic to yeast so nutritional yeast won't work . Thank you! So good! Even my husband who HATES zucchini admitted that they were delicious! Hey Gina. Use a good non-stick or cast-iron pan to reduce the amount of oil needed for browning the zucchini meatballs. MEATBALL POTATO CASSEROLE – A layer of potatoes, one of spinach, meatballs, and cheese: all combined into one dish. These were wonderful. My only question is how much zucchini to buy. I was devastated! Even my husband loved them. Made zoodles as a base. Zucchini and Chickpea Meatball recipe. Thank you for the recipe! These flattened out and some burned on the bottom. Once I learned where meatballs came from, I lost a taste for even my mom’s vegetarian meatballs. Made these for vegetarian family members at Thanksgiving. I plan to grow zuchhini next summer just so I can make tons of these! I followed the recipe exactly. Thanks for the recipe.???????? However, these meatballs with zucchini are made with ground beef only. I just made these up to the point of baking, let them cool, put them in tupperware and plan on finishing them off in sauce tomorrow. Yum! They freeze well too since I made them days ago froze them and pulled out what I thought we would eat. I normally shred them, bag and freeze for use during the winter. Finish the pasta off with fried caper breadcrumbs for a delicious crunch. Can’t wait to see how they taste! I even sprinkled a little mixture of Panko, parm, and Italian seasoning on top of the “meatballs” for extra texture. We are considering making the zucchini meatballs but with an Indian twist next time.. with curry sauce! Any idea how many cups of zucchini? Are you freezing before or after baking?? Could you use almond flour instead of breadcrumbs or oatmeal. I’m not vegetarian but my husband is, and these “meatballs” made us both happy! Thinking of making a big batch to freeze for during the school year. Choose meat that contains some fat, about 15-20 %. I just heat up in the sauceand badabing an easy dinner! First, one cup of breadcrumbs is too much. for some reason, mine are not strange as balls when i am cooking them in the oven They seem to be flattening and becoming one big meatball. Thanks! Add salt and pepper generously and mix everything with your hand. What a clever idea! No. And I love how they are endlessly versatile Normally I don’t much if any red meat, but you’ve got me convinced that I need these in my life! I baked them for 25 minutes so I think they were done all the way through….is that just the consistency they're supposed to be? Pingback: Zucchini “Meatballs" - wikicanal.com. Just wondering are the nutritional/points values with the optional cheese and sauce? thanks! Here’s what people are saying about these zucchini … I am constantly trying to find meals everyone loves. I made GF breadcrumbs using GF bread in a food processor. These meat balls were amazing!!!!!! The smart points were an error because of the sauce, using my homemade sauce they are 5 SP. And my family loved it. Line one or two baking trays with parchment paper. Would these hold up well if frozen? My family eats gluten free and we were out of breadcrumbs so I substituted almond flour. Linda – what do you replace the egg with? I am only 9 months into the gluten-free lifestyle, but now I love it and enjoy finding new recipes to make unique meals that make a beautiful presentation and are delicious and nutritious. will definitely be making these more often. Everyone is asking for the Recipe. Had the texture of a meatball but also stayed light. Have you seen these yet? They definitely can! Loving your new book!! I did squeeze out excess water from the zucchini and overall that helped them keep shape and not be mushy. Zucchini Meatballs are meatless, made with grated zucchini, garlic, Pecorino Romano, basil, bread crumbs and egg, then baked in the oven and finished in a Pomodoro sauce. I baked them for 25 minutes and they fell apart in the sauce. This recipe is delicious! Can I substitute de cheese with something else? Substitute Flaxseed meal for the breadcrumbs! Did you use the recipe builder? Grate the zucchini finely and squeeze out excess liquid. Grating the zucchini is the hardest part. Not vegan (which she never claimed it was), but it is vegetarian. Remove the crust from the bread slice and crumble the bread with your fingers to obtain crumbs. Thanks! Thank you so much!! Will definitely be making these again asap! that sounds awesome! Pingback: A collection of babes and daddy’s favorite recipes – Mommy will help you. Thanks so much for your comments!! My husband and I liked them just as much as the original version! Light and delicious. I don’t have a food scale; I bought medium sized zucchini’s from the store to make this recipe – how many medium zucchini’s would you say are needed for this recipe? Don't overdo it, you still want to have some moisture, just squeeze lightly to remove what is too much. It must be the zucchini in it, you cannot really taste them, they are so mild and their taste gets easily covered by the beef, dill and Parmesan taste, but you can feel those zucchini, that is the … Still were not as firm as I hoped for. Asiago or Parmesan would work, just make sure it is a good quality brand. Spray the top and bake until firm and browned, about 20 to 25 minutes. This, like many other Skinnytaste recipes was waaayyyy better than it sounded… we are not vegetarian but totally enjoyed these “meatballs”… I would love to enjoy them without sauce as a side dish…. I substituted soft toast bread crumbs for the dry bread crumbs since I didn’t have any and used grated parmesan cheese instead of cheese in the recipe. what do you think? That’s the true test for me if something is good! In the case of Parmesan, the only way to avoid animal rennet is to buy “fake” Parmesan, a.k.a. Do you think that would change the taste/texture too much? did you weigh the zucchini before shredding? Hi, is the nutritional info for the meatballs alone? shells. The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting the fruits and vegetables. My husband has a problem with it digesting. Are you using the recipe builder? On the recipe written instructions, you say to squeeze the water after sautéing. Wow! I will be using gluten-free breadcrumbs (or maybe crushed rice and corn cereals)…and I think they will be delicious! OMG!!!! OK so for those wondering about freezing I have an update. Pecorino cheese isn’t vegan. I Dr them up with some more seasoning switched out to vegan cheeses, used seasoned Italian bread crumbs, severed with spaghetti squash, were I added sautéed mushroom and spinach, garlic and vegan cheeses. Everyone in the house will enjoy this dish! Perfectly tender and delicate and juicier than any meatball I have ever tasted. Great for getting picky kids to eat veggies. If people don’t like a recipe as written can’t THEY do the work and try it themselves? I haven’t tried it, if you do let me know how it comes out! I made these for dinner last night, and they were fantastic! End result was a delicious! I see, well then I suppose you would have to use vegetarian romano or parmesan in it’s place. Do you have to bake them first? Hi, How many cups of zucchini???? I added some red chili flakes as my husband and i like heat. Wondering if your WW plus point calculations includes the 2 cup sauce? The result was delicious but definitely NOT what was intended. It may change the taste, but should work. Chop the dill finely. I love that this recipe gives me another way to trick myself into eating a vegetable I normally wouldn’t. Thank you, Gina! . Hi Gina, thank you for all your amazing recipes ! I add to savory breads/rolls and wherever other grated cheeses are generally used. They were delicious and even freeze well. !370 preheated 10 minutes… sprayed with olive oil.. shook them about at 5 minuyes. I made this recipe with a mixture of Panko breadcrumbs and Italian seasoning instead of Italian breadcrumbs, which worked really well! Or do you think they need the marinara sauce and would be bland alone? Do you think I could add turkey to this recipe (1 lb and maybe an extra egg if it’s needs more moisture) to sneak in some veggies for her? I am not a zucchini fan but love zucchini fries. Doesn’t matter if you do love meat meatballs (I do and I’m not disowning them! I was combing this site for recipes that use shredded zucchini, because I have overgrown zucchinis, which tend to be fiberous and gritty when eaten by themselves. FANTASTC. Required fields are marked *, By submitting this comment you agree to share your name, email address, website and IP address with SkinnyTaste. For some reason my meatballs came out very soft and mushy. Give them an extra coating of breadcrumbs on the outside of the patties first. It's a completely different taste and texture, I wouldn't. What about the 1/2 tsp salt in the recipe…did you leave it out of use that as well? I made these meatless balls. If I made them again, I wouldn’t simmer in the sauce, just cover them in sauce as you serve them. 1/4 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, freshly grated, plus more for serving, vegetarian meatballs, vegetarian zucchini meatballs, zucchini meatball recipe, zucchini meatballs. It seems more logical to get the water out before sautéing with the garlic and oil. You can serve them cold as part of a cold buffet. Kind regards from Lisbon, Portugal.Cristiani. It tuned out great! My 6 yr old cleaned his whole plate and asked for more. My family and I love them served over pasta or zoodles! Other info on nutritional yeast label: 1.5 T has 70 cals, 1 g fat, 0 cholesterol, 320 m potassium, 8 g protein, 0 sugars, 4 g dietary fiber, and total carbs 6 g. Available online and at Mrs. G’s and other health food stores (try Whole Foods). Thanks! For those who asked (not sure you got your answer) they cook up just fine in the air fryer…10 minutes in a preheated 370 fryer and sprayed with olive oil. We ate it over veggies noodles. I don’t think I’ll go back to meat meatballs. The only accurate way to determine any recipe’s SmartPoints® value is to plug the ingredients into the recipe builder on the Weight Watchers website (Click on “My Foods,” select “Recipe,” and click “Create a recipe.”). thanks! There may be affiliate links within the post, see my. I get 8 freestyle points –the sauce adds 3 per serving. It depends on the brands of crumbs and marinara you use, different brands will have slightly different results. I made these “meatballs” for the first time today and was skeptical as to how they would taste. You can use plain breadcrumbs, that will help a little…, Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Form the meatballs, I had 35 medium ones. I would not try butternut squash because it becomes pretty mushy, but if you do try it you should let us know how it turns out! Tips: Usually I make them with feta cheese but if it's not to your taste you can exclude it or use other ingredients - cottage cheese, boiled potatoes, parmesan and others. In batches, cook meatballs until cooked through, turning occasionally. Thank you for the great recipe. Thanks, Gina. Add zucchini and bok choy; cook and stir over medium-high heat until crisp-tender, 6-8 minutes. Is the majority of the high sodium because of the jarred sauce you used–or is it the cheeses? Which is it? They came out so good. low carb, etc. Ideas? I get excellent results in all my baking (44 yrs experienced baker). Hi I have one question about the recipe it calls for crushed garlic not minced – so the pieces I had in the pan were fairly large and even after sautéing still pretty large – I didn’t see any instructions to remove the garlic from the pan because otherwise some of the meatballs would have a huge chunk of garlic in them – I removed the garlic pieces but wondering if you’re supposed to keep it in thank you great recipe !!! over a thousand mg of sodium in 4 meatballs? I wanted to try this without eggs, so I came up with a weird idea: I skipped the breadcrumbs and the egg, and added 60 g of rolled oats while cooking the zucchini, to reléase the starch so it would help to hold the mixture together. I was looking for a recipe like this (beef zucchini meatballs) because I have a Hungarian friend who makes them. Heat the oven to 375°F. Bake the meatballs for 7 or 8 minutes. I was also wondering about freezing., but my question was can I make them and freeze, then add them to a sauce when ready to use? Thank you. Let the flour soak in a bit before forming into balls. I seasoned well. These are gluten free and work well. I did cook it in the oven and next time I am going to try the air fryer. Gradually bring sauce to a simmer again and cook until sauce is thickened. Yes please, wouls like a suggestion for dairy free! it then proceeded by adding garam flour instead of egg and breadcrumbs. And if you have leftovers, you can slice the cold meatballs and pack them in a sandwich with some good, 40 g/ 1.4 oz/ 3.8 cup freshly grated Parmesan, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or more as needed). I’ll cut down on salt the next time. Do you think you could dump these in the slow cooker for a couple hours out of the freezer to reheat? My husband and I love these zucchini meatballs even more than those made with meat! If so, how would that affect bake time? Make them for my vegetarian husband and the whole family devours them. Fill zucchini shells with meat mixture. My husband served his over pasta. One of the most delicious recipes I’ve ever made. These were sooooo good, that I made them again into a burger and used your Skinnytaste Salisbury Steak recipe with them. Heat the sauce in a large deep skillet to warm the sauce, about 4 to 5 minutes. I’m assuming they’ll hold their shape if I’m careful with them. From simple healthy soups to sumptuous cakes for special occasions, all our recipes have been tried and loved by our family and our friends. What did i do wrong?? i made these for my soon to be son-in-law and everyone loved them! I will correct that. I said, It is all zucchini. Made this for dinner tonight and everyone loved it! Hi Sue! These came out awesome!! Has anyone ever tried these in a crock pot and if so how long would I cook them for? Does anyone know if I could bake them in an air fryer, how and how long? Could you use oats instead of breadcrumbs and if so what would the amount be? Ingredients. Thank you for sharing, I’m a big fan. We have lots of zucchini growing in our garden this year and I'm trying to make things other than zucchini bread. like zucchini tots. Hi, I’m Gina Homolka, a busy mom of two girls, author and recipe developer here at Skinnytaste.com. What does 1 1/4 pound of zuchinni come out to in cups? Thanks. Your email address will not be published. My kids ate every bite and even my meat-loving boyfriend loved them. Trying to make this vegan for thanksgiving! I would squeeze the excess moisture out of the shredded zucchini and then proceed with the recipe….seems to me that that would eliminate the problem with flattening or burning. Stir well, and place in the fridge to set for 15 minutes. I harvested a TON of zucchini from my garden and made 4 trays of these. 3-4 zucchini squash; 1/2 teaspoon salt; Meatballs. These look amazing, but I have a question. Michelle, I made these and founding that grating the zucchini was so easy because I used the Pampered Chef Veggie Strip maker – I did a 3 lb zucchini in 3 minutes – no lie! I processed the oats and cornflakes lightly until they resembled coarse crumbs (and totaled 1 cup.) Will keep experimenting with rice flour and other substitutes. What did you replace the egg with? My meat eating husband loved these! Everyone in the family loved these! Hi Gina! The meatballs turned out a bit soft but they could hold their shape quite well. The layout, the categories i.e. any ideas for a dairy free version? Finely chop pulp. What could you want more? Pingback: Two of My Go-To Recipes - Monica Dutia. Can you give me the 21 day container amounts per serving? Add another tablespoon oil in the skillet, if necessary, and continue the process with the rest of the meatballs. About grating the zucchini. These are definitely staying around for the long run! 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