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Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce

Family Dining (2 Adults and 2 Children)
Average: 4 (5 votes)
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Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce - Meat-free meatballs with bite - and great to take along

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Health Score:
94 / 100
35 min.
ready in 45 min.
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Nutritional values

Your family's daily requirement of vitamin A and manganese is covered 100 percent. Manganese helps the body to detoxify; vitamin A ensures healthy eyes, hair, skin and teeth.

If meatballs are left over: They are a delicious topping for rolls and bread. Or you can puree the leftovers with nuts and dried tomatoes in a little oil, season to taste and have a homemade vegetarian spread.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie547 cal.(26 %)
Protein21 g(21 %)
Fat28 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates51 g(34 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage13 g(43 %)
Vitamin A1.4 mg(175 %)
Vitamin D1.4 μg(7 %)
Vitamin E7.1 mg(59 %)
Vitamin B₁0.4 mg(40 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin6.1 mg(51 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate89 μg(30 %)
Pantothenic acid2.1 mg(35 %)
Biotin22.3 μg(50 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.2 μg(40 %)
Vitamin C155 mg(163 %)
Potassium724 mg(18 %)
Calcium332 mg(33 %)
Magnesium129 mg(43 %)
Iron6.3 mg(42 %)
Iodine27 μg(14 %)
Zinc4.3 mg(54 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.7 g
Uric acid115 mg
Cholesterol186 mg
Development of this recipe:


400 milliliters Vegetable broth
200 grams Whole spelt seeds
2 carrots (about 200 grams)
1 bunch parsley
1 garlic clove
1 onion (about 50 grams)
60 grams pecorino romano
2 eggs
4 Tbsps Oats (about 30 grams)
3 Tbsps Canola oil
2 red Bell pepper (about 400 grams)
3 Tbsps mild Ajvar (about 60 grams)
80 grams Sour cream (24% fat)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Sour creampecorino romanoOatsparsleycarrotgarlic clove

Kitchen utensils

1 Measuring cups, 1 Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Box grater, 1 Large knife, 1 large Bowl, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Brush, 1 Small bowl

Preparation steps

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 1

Bring the vegetable broth to a boil in a pot. Stir in the spelt and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let spelt continue to swell.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 2

Meanwhile, peel the carrots and coarsely grate on a box grater.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 3

Rinse the parsley, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop finely.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 4

Peel the garlic and onion and chop finely. Finely grate the cheese. 

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 5

Combine the eggs and spelt in a large bowl. Mix well with the dough hook of a hand mixer.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 6

Gradually beat in the oats. Season with salt and pepper and knead until mixture forms a firm and pliable dough.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 7

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Form into 16 patties with moistened hands and place on the baking sheet. Brush patties with the oil. Bake on middle rack in preheated oven at 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F/convection 350°F) until golden brown,  about 25 minutes.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 8

Meanwhile, halve bell peppers, remove seeds, rinse and cut into small dice.

Spelt Patties with Pepper Sauce preparation step 9

Place diced peppers in a small bowl. Stir in the ajwar and sour cream, then season with salt and pepper. Serve patties with the sauce.