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Quinoa and Garbanzo meatballs

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These quinoa and chickpea meatballs will enchant you for their high fiber content and high mineral content, undoubtedly an excellent option to replace the meat, accompanied by a tomato sauce, which will fascinate you.
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Ingredients

6 portions
  • 1 cup chickpea, Cooked
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup quinoa, Cooked
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch salt, without sodium
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, for the sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, for the sauce
  • 2 tablespoons onion, for the sauce
  • 1 carrot, cooked, for the sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable broth, for the sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation

In a food processor add the cooked garbanzo and garlic, mash until a puree, season with salt and pepper. Reservation.
In a bowl mix the chickpea puree, with the red pepper quinoa, add little bread crumbs, soy sauce, cilantro. Mix until a uniform and malleable mass is obtained. Refrigerate for 30 min and form the meatballs, reserve.
For the sauce, blend the tomato, garlic, onion, carrot and vegetable broth.
In a pan over medium heat add the 2 tablespoons of oil and add the sauce, cook for 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper.
Add the meatballs to the sauce, cook for 3 more minutes.
Serve with brown rice.

PRESENTATION

In a deep dish.

TIPS

Soy sauce provides a high sodium content, take care of the quantities when using it.

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Nutritional information

* Information per 100g serving, percent daily values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Energy
161.3
kcal
8.07%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25.7
g
8.57%
Protein
6.4
g
12.8%
Total lipid (fat)
4
g
6.15%
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Ratings (10)
Mishelle Martínez
09/09/2020 15:41:52
Excelente receta con buena combinación de sabores pero tuve un problema a la hora de meter las albóndigas a la salsa, se me deshicieron.
Daffne Olivera de los Santos
16/02/2020 17:50:47
Me encantó rico ,sano, fácil!!!
Elva Margarita Muñan
10/02/2020 21:08:12
Riquísimo y. Sencillo. De. Preparar y. Más. Por. Q tengo. 2. Hijos. Q. No comen. Carne está súper
Merlu Treminio
05/04/2019 15:28:45
Muy buenos sabores ,gracias!
Amalia González
22/03/2019 11:30:15
Gracias kiwilimon
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