Zucchini Spaghetti with Gluten-Free Vegetarian Meatballs
Zucchini Spaghetti with Gluten-Free Vegetarian Meatballs
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  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Ingredients

    • For the meatballs:
    • 1 cup lentils
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil + more to drizzle (about 1/2 tablespoon)
    • 1/2 red onion, chopped
    • 1 carrot, chopped
    • 1 celery stalk, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
    • 1.5 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 4 ounces button mushrooms, sliced
    • 1 egg + 1 egg white
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese + more to garnish
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
    • For the breadcrumbs (makes about 1/4 cup):
    • 4 tablespoons almond flour
    • 2 tablespoon water
    • For the pasta:
    • 4 medium zucchinis
    • 1.5 cups favorite canned tomato sauce (I love Rao’s Tomato Basil sauce)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 408 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.17%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.41%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 51 mg 16.85%
    • Sodium: 546 mg 22.75%
    • Calcium: 170 mg 17.04%
    • Potassium: 480 mg 13.71%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 31.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 53 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.92%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 16.18%
    • Vitamin C 18.61%
    • Vitamin D 0.76%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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