Chrissy Makes Vegan Meatballs | From the Home Kitchen | Bon Appétit

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Join Chrissy Tracey as she makes vegan meatballs with a Marcella Hazan inspired tomato sauce. This recipe was actually inspired by Chris Morocco’s (non-vegan) meatball recipe. Instead of using beef, Chrissy uses lentils as the mainframe of the meatball, mixed with oat milk-soaked bread. The oat milk adds a little more fat content to the recipe, giving the meatballs a much fuller taste.
Check out the recipe here:

INGREDIENTS:
Sauce
1 medium sweet onion, quartered
2 garlic cloves, smashed
½ scotch bonnet pepper, seeded if desired
1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes
5 Tbsp. plant butter
2 basil leaves
1 bay leaf
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Cashew Parmesan
1 cup raw cashews
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
¼ tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. kosher salt
Meatballs
3 slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed
¼ cup oat milk or other non-dairy milk
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
¼ cup parsley, roughly chopped
4-5 Tbsp. aquafaba (the liquid strained from one 15-ounce can chickpeas)
⅓ cup Cashew Parmesan
2 cups cooked lentils
¾ tsp. fennel seeds
2 tsp. kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
⅛ tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. marjoram
¾ tsp. dried oregano
¼ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
¾ cup breadcrumbs (preferably Italian)
2-3 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more
Assembly
Cooked spaghetti
Cashew Parmesan
Flaky salt
Torn basil

VIDEO BREAKDOWN:
Preheat your oven to 350°
0:00 Introduction
0:26 Make the sauce
3:10 Make the Cashew Parmesan
4:36 Make the meatball mixture
8:20 Form the meatballs, freeze for 5 minutes
9:00 Boil water for spaghetti
10:02 Sear the meatballs in olive oil
10:57 Bake the meatballs for 7-10 minutes
11:08 Transfer meatballs to pan with sauce, toss to coat, then remove
11:14 Cook spaghetti in salted water, transfer to pan with sauce, toss to coat
12:08 Plate and taste!

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Chrissy Makes Vegan Meatballs | From the Home Kitchen | Bon Appétit

Comments

Sweetdumpling12 says:

Finally vegan meatballs that don’t contain mushrooms!👏🏽

ged glass says:

yes but there not meat balls

Robyn Darrow says:

Can you use a whole grain bread?

Katlyn Nohr says:

I sense a new series???? 👀

Dave Skolnick says:

There is no such thing as vegan meatballs. Vocabulary counts. They aren't meatballs. Sure you can make balls of plant-based product that are vegan but they are NOT meatballs.

Caden Sage says:

Yay for more vegan !!! She’s great :))

Mr Reese Rideout says:

Tied with the goat recipe video for second-lowest-viewed; I guess vegan meatballs aren’t something people are interested in.

Dan Karpenko says:

She is funy:)

Sesameseedss says:

Vegan BA is my favourite, thank you Chrissy!

James Trotter says:

Meat is good for you.

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Vegan meat? Yea, that's not a thing.

Induceve says:

VEGAN MEATballs … should I tell her ?

Johanna Perez says:

Oh my god she's breathtakingly beautiful, what energy, she's solaaaaaar

The Bubba Continuum says:

No one ever tries to make meat taste like vegetables.

King_Ayce_ says:

How do you veganize something already vegan like cheese?

Tony says:

If using a stainless steel pot, do not add salt until the water is hot. Stir to disolve.
If you put salt in the cold water, the stainless steel will pit.

Ding Dong says:

black people? no..

Karen G. says:

i'm trying to continue boycotting BA but i love chrissy so much darn. this recipe looks so good, finally some yummy vegan things!!

Anna Nimmous says:

Black girl and veganism in the same video? Yall should’ve held this one for April Fools

John Doe says:

Ah, sadness-meatballs… no thanks.

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