Skip to content

Spicy Vegetarian Meatballs

vegetarian meatballs on a board with Chain Reaction spice and mushrooms and peppers

These spicy vegetarian meatballs made with beans and vegetables are so good even the meat eaters will love them! Super easy to make, these tasty vegetarian meatballs are so versatile! You can serve them over zucchini noodles or pasta with a tomato based sauce, serve them alone or even turn them into unique appetizers. See below for all of the great ideas!

This recipe created especially for Casa M Spice Co®

This healthy vegetarian meatball recipe was created especially for Casa M. Spice Co.®  using their Chain Reaction Spice. Chain Reaction is a great season all seasoning. You can put it on everything!

How to serve these vegetarian meatballs:

baking dish with meatballs and Chain Reaction spice

Serve as a finger food with a variety of dipping sauces. Or serve over zucchini noodles/pasta with a tomato based sauce.

vegetarian meatballs in tortilla chip with tomatoes on a black plate

My favorite way! Take a tortilla scoop , place a small teaspoon full of guacamole in tortilla, add a spicy meatball, top with a tiny bit of sour cream and cilantro garnish.

meatballs in vacuum sealed bag with sealer

Frozen Vegetarian Meatball Recipe

Super easy to freeze!

To make and freeze these delicious spicy vegetarian meatballs, just follow the directions below. After baking, flash freeze on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Use a vacuum sealer (paid link) to preserve their goodness!

chopped peppers, onions and mushrooms on a wooden board with knife

Finely chop mushrooms, onions and red peppers

peppers, onions, garlic, mushrooms in a pan with wooden spoon

Sauté vegetables and garlic in a nonstick skillet until soft.

black beans mashed in a food processor bowl

Pulse well drained black beans in a food processor to partially mash or use a fork.

Chain Reaction spice, vegetables, oatmeal, cheese in a big bowl with measuring spoon

Mix together remaining ingredients including the Chain Reaction Spice — the star of the show!

vegetarian meatballs on a baking sheet with parchment paper; bowl with vegetable mixture and scoop

Use a small scoop (1 1/4 inch) to scoop out the meatballs onto a lightly sprayed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

vegetarian meatballs on a baking sheet

Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes, then use a spatula to turn and bake 10 minutes more.

Spicy Vegetarian Meatballs on a wooden board

Enjoy as an appetizer, main meal with sauce or freeze for future use!

chipotle black bean burgers on a black plate with arugula

If you like this recipe, you’ll love my Spicy Chipotle Black Bean Burgers!

vegetarian meatballs on a board with Chain Reaction spice and mushrooms and peppers

Spicy Vegetarian Meatballs

These easy vegetarian meatballs made with beans, vegetables and Casa M Spice Chain Reaction. They are so good even the meat eaters will love them! Super easy to make, these tasty vegetarian meatballs are so versatile! You can serve them over zucchini noodles or pasta with a tomato based sauce, serve them alone even turn them into unique appetizers.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizers/Main
Cuisine American/Mexican
Servings 45 meatballs

Ingredients
  

  • 2 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained well
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can green chilies, drained
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Chain Reaction Spice see note at bottom of recipe
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Liquid Smoke (optional)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3/4 cup oatmeal – finely ground -use food processor
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°; rinse and drain beans and drain the chilies.
  • Spray a large nonstick skillet with olive oil spray or use a teaspoon oil. Heat on medium heat until hot.
  • Add mushrooms, peppers, garlic and onions. Sauté for a few minutes until soft.
  • In a food processor, add the well drained beans, pulse lightly until partially mashed. Or use a fork to mash the beans.
  • In a large bowl, combine beans, vegetable mixture, Chain Reaction Spice, green chiles, liquid smoke, salt, ketchup, oatmeal and eggs.
  • Using a small 1 1/2 inch scoop or spoon, scoop out mixture (to make about 1 1/2 inch balls) onto a parchment sheet sprayed with cooking spray or oil.
  • Bake 10 minutes, then carefully turn with spatula and bake another 10 minutes.

Notes

Casa M Spice company has given me a special link for a special price for my readers. This code is valid only until 2/9/22. Here’s the special link just for you!
Keyword batch freeze, black beans
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

4 thoughts on “Spicy Vegetarian Meatballs”

  1. Amy, I made these spicy vegetable balls and they are delicious! Thank you so much Dash there is so much that can be done with these tasty treats.

Leave a Reply to Barb Culling Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating




Gourmet Done Skinny logo

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Pinterest

Youtube

© 2017-2021 Gourmet Done Skinny. All Rights Reserved. Legal & Privacy Policy | Disclaimers

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]