Bulgur and lentil meatballs

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If you are looking for e vegetarian friendly, yet tasty meatballs recipe- look no further. These turned really well and I absolutely love the tomato sauce to go with.

INGREDIENTS:

For the meatballs:

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup bulgur
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp flour, plus extra for dusting
  • oil for frying

For the sauce

  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION:

  1. Boil the lentils and bulgur, strain the water
  2. Mix all of the meatballs ingredients and form little patties
  3. Dust each meatball with flour and fry until golden- around 2 minutes on each side
  4. Make you sauce- by mixing all of the sauce ingredients in a small pan. Cook until it thickens, take the cinnamon stick out
  5. Serve the meatballs with the sauce and extra fresh parsley

 

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