40 Days-40 Days of Lenten Recipes
Well, not everything I make is a success.
Trust me... I have no pictures of the attempt of homemade fruit roll ups. EPIC FAIL!
But when it came to a Lenten Sub Sandwich it tasted pretty good. I haven't made my own Veggie burgers in a super long time. So decided on making a Beanballs. Yup you read it right, "BeanBalls."
2 cups black beans
2 cups cannellini beans
1 cup quinoa
1-2 cups breadcrumbs
1/2 cup roasted sweet pepper
4 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper
dash garlic powder
I blended the beans and roasted pepper in the food processor and then into a bowl to incorporate the quinoa and breadcrumbs. Then I formed them into balls and patties.
I was going to bake them but decided to give my family the best chance of liking something different I would fry them. So with a tablespoon of olive oil I went to town. I removed them and used the same pan to heat up the sauce, use the marinara of your choice. I didn't make it from scratch. Some days there is no time or inclination. I believe everyone just does the best they can, and that has to be good enough. I like my store brand of tomato basil sauce, and using add a little more garlic powder and a dash of cinnamon. Once heated I added the beanballs back and we spooned them into our heated rolls.
They tasted good and hearty. The only problem I will warn you ahead of time. Don't put too many in the sandwich and don't eat too many, they are made primarily of beans afterall, if you get my drift?
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