Mississippi Vegi Balls


Accompany with a sauce of your choice. Tastes like a meat.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
32 balls


  • 2 cups Italian-seasoned bread crumbs

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup cottage cheese

  • ½ cup minced onion

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon dried sage


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix bread crumbs, Cheddar cheese, pecans, cottage cheese, onion, eggs, basil, and sage in a bowl; form mixture into 1-inch balls. Place balls on a baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bottoms turn brown, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
5g Fat
6g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 177mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.