1 cup cooked quinoa
1 cup cooked lentils
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup minced onion
2 cloves of minced garlic
2 tbsp. flaxseed meal
2 tbsp. water
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil (for frying)
In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cooked lentils, breadcrumbs, minced onion, minced garlic, flaxseed meal, water, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
Form the mixture into small meatball shapes, about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Once the oil is hot, add the meatballs to the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until browned and crispy.
Serve the vegan meatballs with your favorite sauce and enjoy!
Note: You can also bake them in the oven at 375F for 20 minutes.
You can also add some chopped vegetables like carrots, zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms or any other vegetables you like, it will make the meatballs more nutritious and delicious.