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  • 500g can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 250g of mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of gluten free Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place black beans, mushrooms, bread crumbs, egg, salt, pepper and seasonings into large bowl.
  3. Mash all ingredients together until thoroughly combined.
  4. Grease muffin tin with olive oil or butter.
  5. Roll mixture into appropriate size balls and place in muffin tin.
  6. Bake for approximately 12-15, being careful not to let them dry out.
  7. Remove from oven and serve along with your choice of marinara sauce.
  8. Garnish with parsley to make it pretty 😉

Makes approximately 15 mini “meatballs” or 8-10 larger “meatballs”.