Opting for a plant-based diet doesn't mean you have to give up on flavor and taste, and thanks to these vegetarian meatballs by food blogger Skinny Taste foodies can still enjoy their traditional favorite pasta dishes.
Recreating these veggie meatballs is incredibly easy, and the process follows more or less the same steps to creating the meat alternative. The meatballs are formed from cooked and chopped eggplant mixed with cheese, parsley, bread crumbs and egg. The mixture is then rolled into balls and baked in the oven before being transferred directly into a sauce of your choosing.
As foodies move away from meat products, subbing in vegetable alternatives that retain similar meaty flavors--such as eggplants--is an example of how consumers are becoming more health-conscious in the food choices and adapting their favorite recipes.