Funny Spaghetti With Vegan Meatless Balls

Funny spaghetti with vegan meatballs for kids - meatless balls
Funny spaghetti with vegan meatballs for kids

If you are a parent of a picky eaters, the struggle is REAL. It’s a struggle to find simple, delicious, and nutritious dinner option that EVERYONE will eat. This Kid-Approve Meatless Vegan Spaghetti is a total HIT! It’s one of our family favorites and is a sure knock-out-of-the-park!

It’s full of flavordon’t fall apart easily, aren’t soft & mushy, and are totally easy to make!

Let’s roll-up our sleeves and get to work!


  • 8 oz. tempeh
  • 3/4 c. gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 c. onion, thinly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. flaxseed meal + 3 Tbsp. warm water
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, thinly chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • ½ tsp. sea salt


  • Jar of favorite spaghetti sauce
  • cooked gluten-free pasta for 4


  1. Heat teaspoon of oil on a nonstick skillet on medium heat. (Make sure the bottom of the pan has a nice thin coat)
  2. Mix all the ingredients together (SET ASIDE ABOUT 1/4 c. of the breadcrumbs for later.)
  3. Form into 1inch″ balls. Roll the each meatball into remainder breadcrumbs until fully coated.
  4. Place vegan meatless balls into the skillet. Rotate vegan meatless balls until all sides nicely browned. Remove from the pan.
  5. On low heat, warm up the spaghetti sauce.
  6. Place the cooked noodles into the sauce.
  7. Wrap spaghetti in nest ball and Plate and top with meatballs.


  • Serving Size: 1 tempeh ball
  • Calories: 72
  • Sugar: 1.2g
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 5g

Written by Editorial Staff

Our Editorial Staff consists of Certified Health Education Specialists and freelance medical writers with a passion for holistic kids health and wellness. From natural kids health articles to complex medical writing, our editorial staff works to help educate and engage parents in their kids holistic and healthcare decision-making.

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