Vegetarian Goat Cheese Meatballs

Meatballs are a delicious addition to a pasta dinner and can also make a great snack. This recipe features a ground meat alternative and goat cheese. Roasted almonds are used in place of bread crumbs.

Serving size 3 (recipe makes a total of 6 meatballs)


  • 1 cup ground meat alternative, thawed
  • 1 oz roasted ground almonds (*Tip: Place roasted almonds in a small plastic lunch bag. Use a meat mallet to crush almonds into a ground consistency.)
  • 1 oz goat cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch ground pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl
  2. Place mixture in refrigerator for 1-2 hours
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  4. Spay baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  5. Use small cookie scoop to form meatballs
  6. Place meatballs on baking sheet
  7. Bake meatballs at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes
  8. Enjoy meatballs alone or add your favorite marinara sauce

By providing your email address, you are agreeing to our privacy policy.

More on this topic

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 229
  • carbohydrates: 9g
  • fat: 22g
  • fiber: 5g
  • protein: 13g
  • sugar: 1g

Disclaimer: does not provide any express or implied warrant toward the content or outcome of any recipe.

Join the conversation

or create an account to comment.

Community Poll

Has diabetes changed your exercise routine?