Simple Flavors: Seitan Meatballs in Carrot Cream


Seitan and carrot meatballs, a simple yet delicious dish. Perfect for summer but also a delightful surprise in winter,

Imagine a dish that’s not just a flavor triumph, but also a journey through colors, aromas, and textures. A dish that speaks the language of culinary innovation and tells stories of reinvented tradition. Today’s recipe star is a simple yet versatile ingredient: seitan. Paired with the sweetness of carrots, it creates a magical flavor in Seitan Meatballs in Carrot Cream.

This dish is simple and quick, yet a sensory journey that starts from the first glance and ends with the last satisfying bite. Discover how the simplicity of ingredients can transform into a masterpiece on the plate, merging health and taste in a perfect embrace.

What are you waiting for? Tie your apron, fire up the stove, and let yourself be guided on this culinary adventure, where each bite is a discovery and every flavor a revelation. Welcome to the world of seitan meatballs in carrot cream, a dish that promises to become the new hero of your kitchen.

The step-by-step recipe

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Servings: 4

Ingredients For the Meatballs:

2 slices of soft crustless bread

2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs

1/2 clove of garlic

1 carrot


A pinch of chili pepper

Salt to taste

1 tablespoon of oil

For the Sauce:

300 grams of boiled carrots

1/2 glass of water

Extra virgin olive oil to taste

Salt to taste

Basil for garnish

Preparation method Preparing the Sauté: In a pot, sauté garlic and chili pepper with a drizzle of oil. This step is crucial for that spicy touch that will awaken your senses.

Processing the Seitan: Separately, use a blender to crumble the seitan with the boiled carrot. This combination creates a perfect base for your meatballs, combining the texture of seitan with the sweetness of carrots.

Cooking the Mix: Pour the seitan and carrot mix into the pot, adjust the salt, and blend well. Cover with a lid and let it cook for a few minutes. Remember, patience is every chef’s secret ingredient!

Preparing the Meatballs: Once the mixture has cooled, add the previously soaked and squeezed bread. Gently mix with your hands, incorporating the breadcrumbs. Now, let your creativity take shape by forming small meatballs.

Frying: Fry the meatballs in hot oil until they become golden and crispy. Drain well to remove excess oil. This step is key to achieving that irresistible texture that distinguishes every good meatball.

Preparing the Sauce: In a bowl, blend the boiled carrots with salt and water until smooth and homogeneous. This sauce will be the cozy bed for your meatballs, adding a touch of color and flavor to the dish.

Presenting the Dish: Pour the carrot cream onto the plate, place the seitan meatballs on top, and garnish with fresh basil and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Presentation is everything: a dish that pleases the eyes invites

This dish is a perfect balance of taste and health, ideal for those following a vegetarian diet or simply for those looking to experiment with new flavors. The seitan meatballs in carrot cream are an embodiment of culinary creativity and tradition, offering a unique and satisfying eating experience.



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