I am always looking for new ways to incorporate plant based foods into my diet. Although I do eat meat and mainly go by diet of if it tastes good and is good for you I’ll eat it, I love creating recipes that can be enjoyed by many regardless of dietary restrictions. I actually really enjoy the taste of many meat substitutes out there, my favorites being tempeh and seitan, so I work with these products once in awhile when the mood strikes.
This recipe makes use of tempeh and black beans to create versatile meat-free bites that you can use a variety of ways, as a snack or protein in your meals. I enjoyed these with some roasted broccoli but they would be so amazing as “meatballs” smothered in some BBQ sauce or as appetizer bites with a creamy dipping sauce. Totally up to you and your tastes!
Check out the recipe below and let me know what you think! x SAV