Food obsession: purple meatballs

Recette Boulette Vegetarienne

© Pear & Cactus

In addition to being furiously instragrammable, these little seasonal purple sweet potato dumplings , simple to make, will change your falafel !

For a dozen dumplings.

Preparation time : 45 minutes

Break time : 30 minutes


  • Peel the sweet potatoes and cook them in a large volume of water.

  • Drain the sweet potatoes and let them cool.

  • Mix the pistachios to reduce them to powder. Reserve.

  • Very finely chop the garlic and the shallot and finely chop the cilantro .

  • In a salad bowl, mash the sweet potatoes with a fork.

  • Add the garlic, shallot, cilantro, 2 tablespoons of pistachio and the egg.

  • Season with salt and pepper and mix everything together.

  • Form meatballs with the palm of your hand.

  • Roll the meatballs one by one in the flour, then in the beaten egg and finally in the ground pistachio.

  • Brown the meatballs for a few minutes in a drizzle of olive oil .

  • Serve the meatballs hot with a white sauce .


Also discover the veggie butternut pie .

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