Eggplant Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Eggplant Meatballs with Tomato Sauce Recipe

These meatless eggplant meatballs are perfect when you like to eat something lighter. They are firm outside and tender inside and I’m sure you’re gonna LOVE the taste of eggplant and Parmesan cheese of these meatballs with a delicious homemade tomato sauce.


2 cup, cubes eggplants, with peel
3 tablespoon olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
40 gram shredded basil
1 medium egg
0.25 cup Parmesan cheese
0.5 cup bread crumbs
0.25 cup water
0.5 tsp Salt
0.2 tsp black pepper
50 gram cubed mozzarella cheese for garnish


saute the eggplants

Pour 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add cubed eggplants, water and some salt too. Saute eggplants for 1 to 2 minutes then reduce the heat to medium low and cover skillet.

cook the eggplants

Cook the eggplants for about 20 minutes until they are tender.

pulse the food processor

Place the cooked eggplants in a food processor and pulse 2 to 3 times.

add all ingredients

Transfer the eggplants into the bowl and add the egg, bread crumbs, shredded basil, grated Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, salt and pepper too.

mix well

Mix all ingredients together with a spoon until well incorporated.

make balls

Form the mixture to 12 balls by rolling tightly in your hands.

cook the meatballs

Pour the remaining olive oil in a skillet over medium low heat and when the skillet is hot place the balls in it and cook the balls for 20 to 25 minutes until they are cooked and lightly browned.

place the meatballs into tomato sauce

Pour the homemade tomato sauce in a skillet and place the cooked eggplant meatballs into the sauce.

add mozzarella cheese

Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until the sauce is thickened then Add cubed mozzarella cheese too.

Eggplant Meatballs with Tomato Sauce Recipe

Your delicious eggplant meatballs are ready to enjoy.

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Cook Detail

Servings 1
Calories per serving 1256 Cals
Prepare Time 0 min
Cook Time 0 min
Total Time 0 min

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 1256 Cals
Calcium, Ca 806.58 mg
Carbohydrate 74.08 g
Cholesterol 224.68 mg
Fat 92.58 g
Fiber 13.13 g
Folate 224.01 ug
Iron, Fe 8.03 mg
Magnesium, Mg 160.03 mg
Niacin 7.25 mg
Protein 38.61 g
Sodium, Na 3000.69 mg
Sugars 19.03 g
Thiamin 0.79 mg
Vitamin A 4967.47 iu
Vitamin B6 0.82 mg
Vitamin C 62.48 mg