Plus, this really stretches your meat budget. With the cost of good quality ground beef versus organic beans, you’ll really notice the savings.
8oz grass fed ground beef $6 vs $3.91 organic pinto beans 1 lb bag.
1 cup cooked white beans (navy, pinto or other)
2 garlic cloves
½ onion (I like the flavor of red onions best)
Few tsp Italian seasoning (garlic powder & spices)
8 oz package of ground beef
¼ c flax meal
Few squirts Tamari or Braggs liquid aminos
Few dashes ketchup
In a saucepan, melt some butter and add minced garlic and onion and sauté on low until soft. Add in beans and when warm, add Italian spice. When well blended and warmed, use a potato masher to make a rough paste.
Combine above with ground beef, flax, tamari and ketchup and blend.
Heat some butter or coconut oil in a skillet on medium heat. Brown each side of the meatballs. Add sauce and reduce heat. Cook until meatballs cooked through.
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