TJ's meatless meatballs
I love trader joes meatless meatballs. For anyone who has had them, they have a very strong spice taste. Any idea what herbs/spices they are using? Thanks!
Probably thyme and oregano. But I usually heat them up with some BBQ sauce and that pretty much negates any spice flavor!
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Those meatless meatballs are really are good. We keep them on hand all the time.
I'm not sure of the spice blend. It's good, but also at times annoyingly overpowering. For example, if you want to use with a red sauce and pasta, I would recommend against heating them together as the meatball spice will overpower the sauce. One too many times I found myself going "Hey, I wanted to taste the sauce too, not just the meatballs!" So I try to make sure we heat them separately now. For something like a meatball sandwich, it probably doesn't matter as much. We are happy these remain a TJ's staple.
BTW, while you're picking up meatless stuff in the frozen section, don't forget the Vegetable Masala Burgers. Really different, not trying to replace a meat burger, and all the better for it. I keep worrying these will be discontinued, but they've lasted a year or more now so it looks good. :-)
No, but I love 'em too. Add it to some of their marinara sauce, and you've got the makings for a fantastic lunch. I imagne it's just the usual blend of Italian seasonings, oregano, thyme, etc.