Mash up black beans to create delicious black bean 'meatballs' minus the meat. Black Bean 'Meatballs' with Marinara offer a good source of fiber.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 can (15.5 oz.) no-salt-added black beans, rinsed
1 egg, beaten
1/3 cup Italian-seasoned panko bread crumbs
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cups CLASSICO Marinara with Plum Tomatoes & Olive Oil Pasta Sauce
1/4 cup torn fresh basil
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Let's Make It
Mash beans in large bowl. Add egg, bread crumbs and cheese; mix well. Shape into 12 "meatballs," using about 2 Tbsp. bean mixture for each meatball.
Heat oil in medium skillet on medium-high heat. Add meatballs; cook 6 to 8 min. or until evenly browned on all sides, turning occasionally.
Add pasta sauce; stir to evenly coat meatballs. Simmer on medium-low heat 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Garnish with basil leaves before serving.
Try these meatless "meatballs" on meatless Mondays!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.