Vegan Black Bean Meatballs Ⓥ


  • 1 cup rolled oats, finely ground in a food processor
  • 1 can of black beans rinsed, strained & mashed
  • 1/4 cup vegan panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil – plus some for cooking
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms, diced
  • 2 tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 cup bbq sauce


  • Add a little olive oil to a pan, sauté the onions, mushrooms & garlic then set aside.
  • Grind the oats, drain, rinse & mash the beans, and add them to a bowl with all of the other ingredients EXCLUDING the BBQ sauce. Add the sautéed mushrooms & onions as well & mix to combine. If you have time, you can put it in the fridge or freezer for a bit.
  • Roll the mixture into 12-14 equal sized balls and add some oil to a pan. Cook the balls for a few minutes on each side to brown.
  • Add the BBQ sauce & simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve with your favorite sides.

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