The Best Vegan Meatballs Recipe

Hearty, ‘meaty’ in texture, and bursting with flavour  – these vegan meatballs will become a staple in your weekly meal plan.

Guaranteed to please kids and adults alike, this recipe can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes, making it a saviour when you’re pushed for time or when you need to use up any leftover ingredients and herbs sitting at the back of your fridge or cupboard.

Vegan Meatballs Recipe | Myvegan

Even better, these vegan meatballs are made using a handful of nutritious, wholesome ingredients to help you feel your best from the inside out. This includes: mushrooms, walnuts, Gluten-Free Rolled Oats and Organic Flax Seed Powder – all of which are great sources of fibre and plant-based protein to top up your daily intake and support training progress.

Whether you serve with your favourite pasta dish or enjoy as a snack on their own, these vegan meatballs are sure to be a hit! Give the recipe a go and thank us later…

Vegan Meatballs Recipe


  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 50 g walnuts (toasted)
  • 75 g Gluten-Free Rolled Oats
  • 1 flax egg (1tbsp Flax Seed Powder & 2.5tbsp water)
  • 1 tbsp. vegan Worcester sauce
  • 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp. parsley
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper


  1. Sauté onions, garlic and mushrooms until soft.

  2. Add Worcester sauce, dried herbs, salt and pepper.

  3. Blend oats and walnuts to make a coarse meal, similar to breadcrumbs consistency and transfer to a mixing bowl.

  4. Roughly blend the mushroom mixture then add to the bowl of oats & walnuts. Combine the nutritional yeast and flax egg and mix.

  5. Preheat oven to 180C – Roll the mixture into balls and place on a greased baking tray and bake for 20-25 minutes.

  6. Serve with pasta in tomato sauce.

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Jenessa is Myvegan's Senior Content Executive with a penchant for brutal HIIT classes and thick post-workout smoothies. She spends the majority of her spare time getting creative with plant-based recipes, in the gym or enjoying the odd spot of yoga, and is passionate about making healthy and sustainable lifestyles approachable and accessible for all – no matter one’s background or budget.