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Short days and cold weather call for comfort food and these Italian veggie balls might just become your new go-to when you need a wholesome home-cooked dish! Pair these veggie bites with tomato sauce and pasta, brown rice, or salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients and Prep:

  • 6 medium red skinned potatoes – bake at 400°F for 60 min., then refrigerate for several hours until completely cold
  • 540 ml. can of no salt black beans – drain and rinse, then mash well in a separate bowl
  • 1 cup large flake oats
  • 1 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 tbs. Italian seasoning
  • 2 bulbs of garlic – bake in tin foil for 30 min. at 400°F, remove skin and chop
  • 1 medium onion – diced and sautéed until translucent


  • Combine all ingredients together by hand and roll into “golf-size” balls
  • Cook in non-stick pan at medium heat, turn often to brown evenly

Nutritional information: recipe makes ~ 50 balls; ~ 44 mg of sodium for entire recipe