Yummy Pecan Meatballs


  • 1/4 c. cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 c. quick oats or gluten-free quick oats
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1+1/4 c. pecan meal
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1/2 Tbsp. basil leaves
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs or gluten-free bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. parsley flakes
  • 1/2 c. water


  1. In a medium bowl, combine cooked rice, quick oats, onion, pecan meal, garlic, yeast flakes, basil, bread crumbs, sea salt, parsley and water. Mix well with hands.
  2. Scoop out and form into balls. Fry in a little oil, rolling and turning meatballs until evenly browned.
  3. To serve, allow to cool, insert toothpicks, and dip in spaghetti sauce. Also can be served with gravy or on pasta.
Browse Cook(s): Kyong Weathersby
Browse Theme(s): Entrees Lunch or Dinner

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