Smart Sweet and Smoky Glazed Plant-Based Ground Protein Meatballs
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Smart Sweet and Smoky Glazed Plant-Based Ground Protein Meatballs

Smart Sweet and Smoky Glazed Plant-Based Ground Protein Meatballs

with Apple, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Cranberry spread and chipotle sauce are the secret ingredients in these succulent plant-based ground protein meatballs. Paired with a crunchy apple, cucumber and tomato salad, it's a simple yet satisfying supper.

Carb Smart (50 g carbohydrates or less) is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's carbohydrate amount.

Calorie Smart (650kcal or less) is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's kilocalorie amount.

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Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time10 minutes


serving amount

250 g

Plant-Based Ground Protein

1 unit(s)

Gala Apple

113 g

Baby Spinach

1 unit(s)


1 unit(s)

Mini Cucumber

¼ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat May contain Wheat, Gluten)

28 g

Salad Topping Mix

(Contains Soy May contain Sulphites, Tree nuts, Wheat, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame)

2 tbsp

Chipotle Sauce

(Contains Mustard, Soy, Egg, Milk May contain Fish, Sesame, Soy, Sulphites, Wheat)

2 tbsp

Cranberry Spread

(May contain Soy, Sulphites, Wheat, Crustaceans, Mustard, Milk, Egg, Fish, Sesame)

1 tbsp

BBQ Seasoning

(Contains Sulphites May contain Milk, Mustard, Tree nuts, Peanuts, Sesame, Soy, Wheat)

1 tbsp

White Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

Not included in your delivery

1.5 tbsp


0.31 tsp


¼ tsp


0.13 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories610 kcal
Fat36 g
Saturated Fat8 g
Carbohydrate57 g
Sugar31 g
Dietary Fiber9 g
Protein21 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1240 mg
Trans Fat0 g
Potassium900 mg
Calcium125 mg
Iron6 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Box Grater
Parchment Paper
Baking Sheet
Medium Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Large Bowl
Large Non-Stick Pan


  • Core apple. Coarsely grate half the apple. Cut remaining apple into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Transfer grated apple to a strainer. Using your hands, squeeze out any liquid. Set aside.
  • Halve cucumbers lengthwise, then cut into thin half-moons.
  • Cut tomato into 1/4-inch pieces.
Form plant-based ground protein meatballs
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add plant-based ground protein, panko, BBQ Seasoning, grated apple and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) salt to a medium bowl. Season with pepper, then combine.
  • Using damp hands, roll mixture into 8 equal-sized meatballs (16 meatballs for 4 ppl) .
Roast plant-based ground protein meatballs
  • Arrange plant-based ground protein meatballs on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Roast in the middle of the oven, until golden-brown and cooked through, 12-14 min.**
Make dressing
  • Add vinegar, 1 tsp (2 tsp) cranberry spread, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar and 1 1/2 tbsp (3 tbsp) oil to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then whisk to combine.
  • Add remaining apples to the bowl with dressing.
Make sauce
  • When meatballs are almost done, heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • When the pan is hot, add chipotle sauce, remaining cranberry spread and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water.
  • Bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens slightly, 1-2 min.
  • Add meatballs. Cook, stirring occasionally, until coated, 30 sec.
Finish and serve
  • Add spinach, tomatoes and cucumbers to the bowl with apples and dressing. Toss to coat.
  • Divide plant-based ground protein meatballs and salad between plates.
  • Spoon any remaining sauce from the pan over meatballs.
  • Sprinkle salad topping mix over salad.

If you've opted to get plant-based ground protein, prepare and cook it the same way the recipe instructs you to prepare and cook the turkey.**