Meatball and Chickpea Cassoulet Side View

Meat-Free Meatball and Chickpea Cassoulet

4 servings
35 MIN


1 tbsp olive oil
1 x 200g HARVEST GOURMET Mince Balls
1 (150g) medium brown onion, chopped finely
1 (200g) medium red capsicum, sliced thinly
2 cloves garlic, crushed
400g can crushed tomato
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chilli powder, optional
400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup (40g) pitted green olives
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1. Step 1

Heat half the oil in large non-stick frying pan over medium heat; cook HARVEST GOURMET Mince Balls according to directions on pack. Remove from pan and keep warm.

2. Step 2

Using same heated pan, add remaining oil, onion, capsicum and garlic to the pan; cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender. Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, maple syrup, paprika, cumin, and chilli powder, if using. Stir to combine; simmer over medium heat and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Step 3

Add chickpeas and olives. Stir to combine. Then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to develop. Add a little extra water if tomato mixture is thickening too much. Season to taste. Serve with crusty bread, if desired.

Nutritional Information
Typical values
Per Serving
41.9 Grams
365.5 Kilocalories
13.5 Grams
21.2 Grams