Pasta Marinara with Spicy Italian Bean Balls

Preparation info
  • Serves:

    2 to 4

    / Makes about 3 cups marinara
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

There are so many interesting vegan meat swaps on the market these days, but most are made with ingredients we don’t consider to be whole foods. These are a cleaner version of meatballs that taste like pepperoni, at least from what we remember. They’re soy-free and can easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread crumbs, and the dish can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free pasta or omitting pasta altogether.

For days when you don’t want the jarred stuff but also don’t