Product Options


Home » Recipes » Millet "Meat" Balls
Share This:

Millet "Meat" Balls

This great vegetarian recipe will be enjoyed by everyone. It can also be adapted to be gluten free with a few minor adjustments.

  • 1-3/4 cups Cannellini Beans cooked
  • 1 Onion medium-sized, chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp Basil
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1-1/2 cups Hulled Millet cooked **
  • 3/4 cup Seasoned Bread Crumbs (or gluten free Bread Crumbs)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Seasoned Bread Crumbs (or gluten free Bread Crumbs)


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2

In blender or food processor, puree cannellini beans, onion, garlic, basil, and water. Combine with cooked millet (see note), bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, and salt. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 3

Lightly spray cookie sheet. Shape mixture into 1” balls and roll in bread crumbs. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve with marinara if desired.

Makes approximately 30 “meat” balls.


*If Cannellini beans are hard to come by, try pinto or navy beans.

**To cook millet, bring 2 cups water to boil. Add 1/2 cup Hulled Millet and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for 35-40 minutes, or until tender.
Millet "Meat" Balls


(Not yet rated)

Products Used in this Recipe

Grains Beans Seeds
Cannellini Beans

View Details »
Gluten Free
Hulled Millet

View Details »

Ratings & Comments

5 Stars  0%  0
4 Stars 0%  0
3 Stars 0%  0
2 Stars 0%  0
1 Star 0%  0

(Not yet rated)

Write A Review »

Connect With Bob's Red Mill

Sign Up For Our Newsletter