Easy Cauliflower Meatballs with Tahini Sauce: THE Vegetarian Recipe That Everyone Will Love!

by Kremy

It doesn’t matter whether we want to eat healthier or lose some weight – vegetables should be included in our daily menu. Cauliflower meatballs are super quick and easy to make. All you need to do is mix the ingredients in a bowl and shape “the balls”.

How to Make Cauliflower Meatballs?

vegetarian cauliflower meatballs recipe

Vegetables are not only super healthy, but also taste incredibly good. For example, cauliflower is a versatile vegetable. You can use it to make cauliflower rice or steaks, it can be a side dish for fish, meat or poultry, it can be the main ingredient in a soup, casserole, etc.

Whether as a small snack in between, for a light low-carb dinner or even as party finger food – you should definitely try our recipe for cheesy cauliflower meatballs!

Ingredients for 4 Servings:

  • 1 large head cauliflower, divided into florets
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon all-purpose seasoning, divided
  • ¼ cup shredded cheese (Cheddar or mozzarella)
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ¼ cup panko bread crumbs

For tahini sauce:

  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Pinch of ground cumin
  • 4-6 tablespoons cold water

Directions for Preparing Cheesy Cauliflower Meatballs:

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  • In a bowl mix all the tahini sauce ingredients and stir. Set aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 400F/200C. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Steam the cauliflower florets until tender and allow to cool down to room temperature. Drain any excess moisture, add salt, ¼ teaspoon of the seasoning and mash until smooth.
  • Add the Cheddar cheese and 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese to the cauliflower and stir to combine.
  • In a separate, medium bowl, combine the bread crumbs, remaining ¼ teaspoon of seasoning, and Parmesan cheese.

how to make cauliflower meatballs

  • Using your hands, begin forming balls with the cauliflower mixture.
  • Roll each ball in the bread crumb mixture and place it on the baking sheet.

serve the cauliflower meatballs with tahini sauce

  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Serve the cauliflower meatballs with tahini sauce.



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