Black Bean Meatless Meatballs

These vegetarian friendly “meatballs” are as easy as they are delicious.


  • 2 c cooked black beans
  • 3/4 c cooked quinoa
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp pesto
  • 3 Tbsp hummus
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 c breadcrumbs
  • Instructions


  1. In a bowl, smash the black beans well until they start to take on a paste-like consistency.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.
  3. Form into balls, squeezing tightly to help them stick together.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 minutes, rolling them to a different side after 9 minutes.

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