Here’s one way to sneak some whole grains and veggies into your diet! The quinoa also works to stretch your food dollar–more meatballs=more money saved on meat!
1 lb lean ground beef
¾ c quinoa, cooked and cooled to room temperature
¼ c finely chopped onions
¼ c grated carrots
¼ c grated zucchini
2 tbsp organic ketchup
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp dried oregano
¼ tsp dried thyme
1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
2. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients until well combined. Shape into balls and transfer to prepared cookie sheet. Roast until cooked through and golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Serve hot.