Thai Quinoa Meatballs (V + GF)
Thai Quinoa Meatballs (V + GF)
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 15 ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed, drained and patted dry
    • 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa (about a heaping 1/4 cup of dried quinoa)
    • 1/4 cup of brown sugar (I used coconut sugar instead)
    • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
    • 2-3 tablespoons of soy sauce (she also recommends substituting tamari if gluten-free)
    • 1/4 cup of finely chopped cilantro, plus more for serving
    • 1/4 of green onion, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon of chili garlic sauce
    • 3/4- 1 cup of roasted salted peanuts, crushed, plus more for coating
    • Cookbook recommends 6-8 ribboned carrots for serving.
    • I used 2 large zucchini for 2 people.
    • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
    • peanut sauce
    • lime juice
    • extra cilantro
    • sriracha

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 562 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.88%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.53%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.4%
    • Sodium: 739 mg 30.79%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.39%
    • Potassium: 165 mg 4.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.63%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 16.74%
    • Vitamin C 15.2%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq