Vegetarian Meatballs

Cuisine: American, Italian
Course: Appetizers, Main Dishes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
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Total Time 50 minutes
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9 Servings



  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Cup Distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Cup apricot jam
  • 1 Cup ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh onion, finely diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Dash Hot pepper sauce or Sriracha Sauce

Vegetarian Meatballs

  • 5 Eggs, Beaten
  • 1 Cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 Carton (5 oz) Prairie Farms Lowfat Cottage Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh onion, chopped
  • 1 Cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Sage
  • 2 Cups Italian seasoned bread crumbs



  • In a medium bowl combine the oil, vinegar, jam, ketchup, grated onion, salt, oregano and hot pepper sauce. Stir until well combined.

Vegetarian Meatballs

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • In a large bowl combine eggs, Cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, chopped onion, pecans, basil, salt, sage and bread crumbs. Mix well and form into 2 inch balls or patties. Place them in a baking dish and cover them with sauce. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes. Serve warm with rice or cooked veggies.

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