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Cauliflower Arancini Balls

Meal Prep
Vegan & Plantbased
Cauliflower Arancini Balls
Carbs 39
Time 60 mins
Calories 40
Serves 4 people
Veg Servings 1


  • 2 Pouches Fullgreen Riced Cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons of Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 3 slices of bread blended into breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon of nutritional yeast
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • Vegan mozzarella
  • 2.5 oz cashews
  • 3 fl oz dairy free milk
  • 1 teaspoon of nutritional yeast
  • 3/4 tablespoon of arrowroot powder
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • Fresh basil
  • Marinara sauce


  1. 1 First, soak cashew nuts in water overnight or boiling water for a minimum of an hour.
  2. 2 Drain them and add them to a blender along with the rest of the ingredients for the vegan mozzarella.
  3. 3 Blend on a high speed until smooth.
  4. 4 In a saucepan over a medium heat add the mixture and stir continuously for a few minutes until the sauce starts to thicken and become elastic.
  5. 5 Take off heat and leave to one side.
  6. 6 In a large bowl combine the cauli rice and 1 slice of breads worth of breadcrumbs.
  7. 7 Add the olive oil, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. Combine.
  8. 8 Next add the mozzarella to the same bowl, and thoroughly combine.
  9. 9 Place mixture in fridge for 30 minutes.
  10. 10 In a separate mixture bowl combine the remaining 2 slices of breads worth of breadcrumbs and a nutritional yeast.
  11. 11 Gently roll the mixture into balls and then roll them in the breadcrumbs to completely coat them.
  12. 12 Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  13. 13 Next in a saucepan over a medium heat add the vegetable oil and fry the balls for a couple of minutes each side until they start to brown. Carefully remove any excess oil with tissue or similar, and place them on the baking tray.
  14. 14 Bake in the oven for 15 minutes before serving with your ingredients of choice, or a marinara sauce with fresh basil.


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