|Not-meatballs with marinara sauce and fresh green|
salad with honey-mustard vinaigrette
Shopping / Ingredient List:
1 bag dried Lentils
1/4 oz of fresh Basil (one of the small pre-packaged)
3 cups of Mixed Greens (Spinach, Kale, etc)
2 cups of Bread Crumbs
6 Cloves of Garlic
1 1/2 White or Yellow Onions (medium)
6 cups of Mushrooms (about 2 of the small pre-sliced packages)
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Recipe for Not-Meat Balls:
|Cook Mushrooms & Basil together in non-stick pan.|
Cook 6 cups chopped mushrooms with 1/4 oz basil (about 1/4 cup chopped) until the mushrooms are juicy and tender. Drain, then place in fridge to cool.
In the food processor:
Throw onion, greens and garlic into food processor and pulse until the pieces are small and mixed together well.
Add 2 cups of the lentils and half of the mushroom/basil mix, pulse until mix is somewhat smooth.
Pour into large mixing bowl with the rest of the lentils and mushroom/basil mix. Add breadcrumbs and mix it thoroughly with your hands.
Form into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on baking sheet that has been lightly coated with cooking spray.
Cook: Place in oven for 20 minutes (turn balls halfway through to cook evenly)
Serve: With jarred or homemade Marinara sauce with a side salad of fresh greens and a "honey"-mustard vinaigrette.