Vegan Meatball Parmigiana Hero Made with Neat Italian Mix and Egg Replacer

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I reviewed Neat – a Healthy Replacement for Meat a few months ago when I made my Vegan José Sloppy using their Neat Mexican Mix.

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Today I’m writing about their Mezcla italiana AND their new egg replacer, la Neat Egg. The Neat Egg Mix is made with chia seeds and chickpeas. You just mix it with water and you get an egg substitute you can use in cooking and baking. The Neat Egg works wherever you would use egg as a binder.

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La Neat Egg es vegana, no OGM, libre de gluten y libre de soya. It’s a healthier egg replacer with no starches. Just healthy, superfood chia seeds and garbanzo beans.

I wanted to test the Neat Egg so I used the Italian Mix that Neat sent me and made some Neat meatballs. The Italian mix is a meat replacement made from pecans, garbanzos, gluten-free oats and Italian seasoning.

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To make the meatballs, I used the same basic recipe I learned from my mother whenever she made meatballs. The only differences were that instead of meat, I used Neat and instead of eggs, I used Neat Eggs.

I combined the Neat Italian Mix with water, added the Neat Eggs (mixed with water), salsa Worcestershire vegan, vegan grated parmesan from Go Veggie! Foods, fresh parsley and more Italian herbs and spices. I added just enough gluten-free bread crumbs to make sure the meatballs would hold together.

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Whenever my mother would make meatballs, she would simmer them in the salsa marinara but I wasn’t making that much sauce so I quickly pan-fried them in some oil until they were browned. Then I put a few on some heroes and topped them with Field Roast Chao Slices Creamy Original and some of my homemade marinara sauce.

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The meatballs were delicious with great texture and flavor. The Neat Eggs worked perfectly to bind the meatball mix and add moistness to it.

Topped with my delicious salsa marinara and the ooey-gooey melted vegan cheese, these meatball heroes were decadent and indulgent. But no guilt because they were made from nuts and legumes with chia seeds as a binder.

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The people at Neat are innovative and also very nice. El registro de su sitio web and get yourself some of their meat replacement mixes and their new Egg Substitute.

Gracias, Neat, for the amazing mixes and egg substitute.

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Vegan Meatball Parmigiana Heroes

GF si pan con gluten
Hace cerca de 12 large meatballs

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For the meatballs

2 Tbs. Neat Egg

3/4 taza de agua, dividido

2 paquetes Neat Italian Mix

2 Tbs. gluten=free, salsa Worcestershire vegan

2 Tbs. Ir Veggie! Foods Vegan Grated Parmesan o levadura nutricional

2 Tbs. perejil fresco, chopped

1 tsp. polvo de ajo

1 tsp. orégano seco

1 tsp. albahaca seca

1 tsp. sal kosher

Pan rallado ¼ taza sin gluten

Aceite vegetal, para freír

For the heroes­­­­­­

4 gluten-free heroes or rolls

Salsa marinara

Field Roast Chao Creamy Original Slices

Combine the Neat Egg and ¼ cup water and stir. Dejar de lado. En un tazón grande, empty the packets of Neat Italian mix and add ½ cup water. Mix together. Add in the Neat Eggs and mix well. Add in the Worcestershire sauce, grated cheese, parsley and seasoning. Mix everything together. You want the mix to feel like it will hold together. If it’s too dry, agregar más agua. If it’s too wet, add bread crumbs until the mix holds when you form a ball. Gusto por los ajustes de condimentos.

Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and heat a few tablespoons of oil in the skillet. While the oil is heating, roll the Neat mix into balls. I like my meatballs a little bigger than golf balls. Set them on a plate.

Cuando el aceite esté caliente, add the meatballs to the oil in batches. Fry until browned on all sides, acerca de 5 acta. You could also bake them on a baking sheet in a 350 degree oven for about 15 acta. Set the meatballs on a paper towel-lined plate until you finish all the mix.

Precaliente el asador del horno. Open the rolls and fill each one with 3 o 4 albóndigas. Top with cheese and marinara sauce. Place the heroes on a baking sheet and put them under the broiler for just a few minutes to melt the cheese.

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Vegan Meatball Parmigiana Hero Made with Neat Italian Mix and Egg Replacer
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Tipo de receta: Sándwich
Cocina: Italiano
 
Ingredientes
  • For the meatballs
  • 2 Tbs. Neat Egg
  • ¾ taza de agua, dividido
  • 2 packages Neat Italian Mix
  • 2 Tbs. gluten=free, salsa Worcestershire vegan
  • 2 Tbs. parmesano rallado vegano o levadura nutricional
  • 2 Tbs. perejil fresco, chopped
  • 1 tsp. polvo de ajo
  • 1 tsp. orégano seco
  • 1 tsp. albahaca seca
  • 1 tsp. sal kosher
  • Pan rallado ¼ taza sin gluten
  • Aceite vegetal, para freír
  • For the heroes
  • 4 gluten-free heroes or rolls
  • Salsa marinara
  • Field Roast Chao Slices
Instrucciones
  1. Combine the Neat Egg and ¼ cup water and stir. Dejar de lado. En un tazón grande, empty the packets of Neat Italian mix and add ½ cup water. Mix together. Add in the Neat Eggs and mix well. Add in the Worcestershire sauce, grated cheese, parsley and seasoning. Mix everything together. You want the mix to feel like it will hold together. If it’s too dry, agregar más agua. If it’s too wet, add bread crumbs until the mix holds when you form a ball. Gusto por los ajustes de condimentos.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and heat a few tablespoons of oil in the skillet. While the oil is heating, roll the Neat mix into balls. I like my meatballs a little bigger than golf balls. Set them on a plate.
  3. Cuando el aceite esté caliente, add the meatballs to the oil in batches. Fry until browned on all sides, acerca de 5 acta. You could also bake them on a baking sheet in a 350 degree oven for about 15 acta. Set the meatballs on a paper towel-lined plate until you finish all the mix.
  4. Precaliente el asador del horno. Open the rolls and fill each one with 3 o 4 albóndigas. Top with cheese and marinara sauce. Place the heroes on a baking sheet and put them under the broiler for just a few minutes to melt the cheese.

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