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Vegetarian Meatballs With Tahini Sauce

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Serves 10 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 20

Why I Love This Recipe

Vegetarian Meatballs full of flavor & protein! Veggies, garbanzo beans, tamari, tahini, & whole grain rice, finished with homemade Tahini Sauce. Perfect for salads, pitas, or wraps.

Ingredients You'll Need

For The "Meatballs:"
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
4 small garlic cloves, finely chopped (or ½ teaspoon garlic powder)
⅓ cup fresh parsley leaves and stems, finely chopped (keep the chopped stems separate)
1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed and ground or coarsely chopped
3 slices whole wheat bread, blended in food processor
⅓ cup sesame Tahini
¼ cup Tamari (or low sodium soy sauce)
1 cup cooked whole grain or brown rice
1 teaspoon pepper
⅓ cup raw wheat germ

For The Lemon Tahini Sauce:
¼ cup sesame Tahini
⅓ cup Tamari
½ small onion, finely chopped
¼ of a green pepper, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
2-3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
2 garlic cloves, minced
⅓ cup lemon juice
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ cup extra virgin olive oil


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