„MEAT BALLS“

vegan meat balls

Hey guys, so this is my first entry for a very long time. I was very busy the last weeks, I am currently doing an internship and so last month I was very into doing just that. I still have one more month to work, but now I might not have to be 40-50h a week at the office. So time to blog again. Today I want to share a very tasty recipe with you: Vegan Meat Balls. As you can see on the picture above there will be lots of khorasan and curry involved. Khrorasan wheat is a great protein source, very healthy and is just perfect for preparing vegan meat balls, loafs or whatsoever. And the best thing, this is a totally satisfying hearty meal and its cruelty free and very healthy for you. Say good bye to high cholesterol and other first world problems.

ingredients

– „MEAT BALLS“ –

for 4; vegan

Ingredients

BASIL POTATOES
– 15 potatoes
– 1 handful of basil
– 3 tbsp. of olive oil
– 300 ml of soy milk
– 1 teaspoon of salt

„MEAT“ BALLS
– 200 g khorasan wheat
– 2 chilis
– 1 teaspoon of salt
– 1 tbsp. of red bell pepper powder
– 2 tbsp. of flour
-olive oil

CURRY SAUCE
– 1 1/2 handful of tomatoes
– 1 spring onion
– 3 garlic cloves
– 1 tsp. of red bell pepper powder
– 1 tbsp. of curry powder
– 1 tsp. of salt
– 1 tsp. of starch
– 300 ml of coconut milk

Ingredients

„MEAT“ BALLS
1. Cook khorasan wheat for 45 minutes, until soft.
2. Drain and shred finely in food processor.
3. Put mass into bowl, add flour, salt, chopped chills and red bell pepper powder and mix well. Form little meat balls.
4. Fry them in olive oil on medium heat until golden. Set aside.

BASIL POTATOES
1. Boil potatoes for 30 minutes, put into cold water to make peeling easier.
2. For the mashed basil potatoes, simple bring potatoes, basil, salt, soy milk and olive oil together using a potato masher.
3. Mash really well for about 5 minutes, set aside as well.

CURRY SAUCE
1. For the curry sauce chop spring onion, garlic, potatoes and fry on high temperature for a couple of minutes. Add coconut milk and let simmer.
2. In an extra dish slowly mix up curry powder, red bell pepper powder, salt and starch with 2 tablespoons of cold water. Bring into sauce and stir well.
3. Add fried meatballs to sauce and let cook for 15 minutes.

Heat oven on 220°C, spread potato mash evenly in casserole dish and cover with curry sauce and meat balls. Sprinkle over some curry powder and let bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy.

Health Benefits

Kamut has a nutty flavor, also called Khorasan wheat and makes a worthwhile addition to your diet. It provides you with fiber, protein and several minerals. Protein plays a central role in maintaining strong tissue and also aids in oxygen transport and immune function. Consume kamut as an excellent source of the essential minerals selenium and manganese. Both minerals function as antioxidants, which means they protect you from genetic mutations and cell membrane damage caused by free radicals. Kamut also benefits your health by providing considerable amounts of magnesium and zinc. A diet rich in zinc benefits your immune system and promotes healthy thyroid function, while magnesium strengthens bone tissue and activates enzymes your cells need to function.

Potatoes are nutrient dense, help to lower cholesterol and slows down digestion to keep you full longer. They are full of vitamin C, but most of it will get lost due to the heat of cooking. Moreover they contain vitamin B6, potassium, iron and copper.

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