Vegetarian Pumpkin Meatballs

Vegetarian Pumpkin Meatballs with a Heart of Cheese

It is another easy and quick recipe with pumpkin. A delicious pumpkin meatball.


  • 500 grams of pumpkin
  • 100 grams Parmigiano
  • 100 gr breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 60 gr assorted cheese
  • 3 sage leaf
  • salt & Black pepper


  1. Cut the mozzarella into slices each with 1 cm of thickness. Arrange them regularly on a tray lined with a paper which absorbs and cover it with other sheets of paper towels.
  2. Cut 500 gr pumpkin into the slices, remove the peel, and put it on an oven tray
  3. Season with oil (Olive) and some salt
  4. cook for a half-hour at the temperature of 140°
  5. mash the cooked pumpkin with the use of a fork in a mixing bowl
  6. Next, Add 100 gr Parmigiano and 100 gr breadcrumbs
  7. add 1 egg, pepper, salt, and 3 sage leaves finely cut
  8. make a ball with the dough and time to put in the fridge for 30 minutes
  9. Cut the mozzarella and the other cheese into smaller dices.
  10. U will need around 60 grams of cheese for all the meatballs.
  11. Take the dough inside the fridge and form balls of about 40 gr inserting in the middle some cubes of the chosen cheese.
  12. Close the meatball to seal the cheese inside and use your hands to give it a rounded shape.
  13. Don’t make the meatball too big, if they are too big the cheese inside of them will not melt, from these doses at least u should make around 13-15 meatballs.
  14. Now time to put every meatball in the breadcrumbs
  15. At this point, bring frying oil rise the temperature to 140, and immerse the meatballs in oil for a few minutes so that the cheese inside melts well.
  16. When they turn their color into golden brown, drain on a paper towel to remove extra oil.
  17. Now it is ready for eating to enjoy! (Eat it while it is hot).

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