sweet and sour

Porcupine “Meatballs”


For Meatballs: – 1 cup cooked lentil – 1 cup Minute Brown Rice – 1/2 small onion , diced – 1 cup quick-cooking oat – 3/4 cup grated dairy-free cheddar cheese – 1 flax egg – 8 ounces tomato sauce – 1 teaspoon garlic salt – 1 teaspoon dried basil – 1/4 teaspoon black pepper For Sweet & Sour Sauce – 1 cup packed brown sugar – 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour – 1 1/2 cups water – 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar – 3 Tablespoons soy sauce


Combine lentils, Minute Brown Rice, onion, oats, cheese, flax egg, tomato sauce, and seasonings in a large bowl. Mix well, forming golf-ball-sized meatballs .


In a large skillet, combine sauce ingredients and whisk until boiling and thickened. Add baked meatballs to the sauce, spooning sauce over them. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.


Once sauce is thickened, serve meatballs plain as appetizers or over rice/quinoa for a meal.

Tips for Making  Sweet And Sour Porcupine:

Baked for half an hour, and then gently tossed into a hot bath of super easy homemade sweet and sour sauce.