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Diabetes Bites - curated collection of recipes for type 1 & type 2 diabetes

A curated collection of recipes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by a diabetes educator and nutritionist, complete with nutritional information.

Cauliflower, Feta & Lemon Meatballs

Original Recipe: divaliciousrecipes.com


  • 1 head cauliflower medium
  • 1 cup (75g) Feta cheese
  • 2 Lemon Juice & Rind
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sumac optional
  • 4 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


          • Rice the cauliflower by either grating the florets or putting them in a food processor and blitzing them.
          • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan on a medium heat.
          • Gently sauté the cauliflower rice for about 5-7 minutes.
          • Remove from the heat and place in a bowl.
          • Crumble the Feta cheese and add it to the cauliflower with the lemon rind and juice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, sumac and parsley and mix thoroughly.
          • Fashion the mixture into walnut-shaped balls and place on parchment paper.
          • Place the balls in the fridge and sit for a minimum of one hour.
          • Preheat the oven to 180C/375F degrees.
          • Bake the cauliflower meatballs on a tray for 20 minutes until golden, turning them over halfway.
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