Meatless Meatballs with Vegetable Sauce

These moist meatballs made with Impossible™ burger (made from plants) are packed with flavor that comes from the garlic, ginger, and curry powder in the seasoning mix. Serve this over pasta, with rice or potatoes, or make them mini-sized to serve as appetizers when you have company over.

Meatless Meatballs with Vegetable Sauce
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
16 meatballs



  • 1 (12 ounce) package Impossible Burger

  • ¼ cup dry bread crumbs

  • ½ small onion, diced

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 4 large basil leaves, roughly chopped

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper

  • ½ cup diced carrots

  • ½ cup diced celery

  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes

  • 1 large bay leaf

  • ½ teaspoon salt


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

  2. Mix meatless ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, egg, garlic, basil, curry powder, ginger, paprika, salt, and white pepper together in a bowl.

  3. Form mixture into 16 balls and lay out in a baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 15 minutes.

  5. While the meatballs are baking, heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Saute bell pepper, carrots, and celery in the hot oil, stirring constantly, until translucent, about 7 minutes. Add crushed tomatoes, bay leaf, and salt; cook over low heat for 10 minutes.

  6. Transfer the cooked meatballs, including any pan juices, to the sauce and stir, making sure to coat evenly. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

257 Calories
10g Fat
19g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 257
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 1125mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 24mg 119%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 377mg 8%

* 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.

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