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Sticky Meatballs w/ Cauliflower Quinoa Pilaf (GF w/ Veg Variation) - Izy Hossack - Top With Cinnamon
We’re onto part two of the Valentine’s meal! Yesterday there were these Lettuce Boats with Sweet Potato, Grapefruit and Paprika Mayo now we’ve got some stellar sticky meatballs with a quinoa pilaf. This is ridonc good. Like so good that I froze the extra veggie ‘meatballs’ and ate them for a week for lunch. (Also a quick note that I was invited to speak to the lovely Celine of Pure Green Mag on their podcast – if you want you can take a listen here!) You can either make the meatballs with ground beef (or I think probably ground lamb would work well, but I hate the flavour of lamb sooo that didn’t happen) or a gluten-free veggie version using cannellini beans. I personally prefer the latter 😉 In fact the photographs on this post are of the veggie ones, if you can believe it! Both versions are baked and then glazed with a sticky, sweet pomegranate molasses glaze – if you can’t get hold of the pomegranate molasses just get pomegranate juice and reduce that down by half (e.g. 4 tbsp reduced to 2 tbsp) or use store-bought balsamic glaze in place of the molasses. I’ve served them here with …