Chickpea and Portabello Meatless Meatloaf by Marcus Samuelsson

This post may include affiliate links.

Chickpea and Portabello Meatless Meatloaf by Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is responsible for bringing fine dining to modern-day Harlem in New York City. After growing up in Ethiopia, Samuelsson studied at the Culinary Institute of Gothenburg, Sweden, and later apprenticed as some of the world’s best restaurants in Switzerland and France. In 1994, Samuelsson moved to America to work at the restaurant Aquavit. He received his first three star rating from the New York Times while at the restaurant, making him the youngest chef to receive the award at the time. In 1999, Samuelsson receives the James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star Chef Award. Deeply affected by the events of September 11, 2001 in New York City, Samuelsson reinvented how he viewed cooking and his community. It was during this time he began planning his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster, which opened in 2010.

OUR LATEST VIDEOS

Samuelsson has cooked for President Barack Obama and is the author of his own cookbook, Yes, Chef. In addition to Red Rooster, Samuelsson is also the owner of Ginny’s Supper Club, American Table Café and Bar, and American Table Brasserie and Bar.

You can learn more about Celebrity Chef, Marcus Samuelsson, at his official website.

Also, be sure to check out our list of other deliciously nutritious celebrity recipes in our Celebrity Chef Recipe Round-Up.

This chickpea and portabello meatless meatloaf dish by Marcus Samuelsson is a great way to enjoy a meaty taste without the saturated fat, sugar, and other unhealthy ingredients found in many traditional meatloaf recipes.

Many “meatless” meat loaf recipes rely on soy protein or other processed meat substitutes, which can be just as bad, and in many cases worse, than regular ground beef. Marcus Samuelsson uses chickpeas and mushrooms in this tasty recipe to duplicate the texture of ground meat without the unhealthy consequences. Best of all, the mushrooms found in this dish give the meatloaf a slightly earthy, meaty flavor, making it easy to swap the traditional meat dish for this vegetarian alternative.

Chickpea and Portabello Meatless Meatloaf by Marcus Samuelsson

Ingredients:

1 large Portobello mushroom, rinsed and chopped
1 red onion , chopped
1 can chickpeas, rinsed
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 eggs , beaten
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup breadcrumbs

To read the entire recipe for Marcus’s Meatless Meatloaf, click here.

 

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest from Skinny Ms…
Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter. Also, like our Facebook page and follow us on Pinterest for tasty recipes, clean eating tips, and healthy lifestyle resources.

For more delicious and nutritious recipes from SkinnyMs., check out our SkinnyMs. Recipe Collection of 101 Fan Favorites.

Do you have a favorite SkinnyMs. recipe? We’d love to hear about it. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.