When I saw that Marabella Meatball Company, opening tomorrow, had Veggie Balls on their meaty menu, I had to ask: Are they vegan?
I was told that all of meatballs are started with a roux that does contain eggs. But then they gave me a list of options that are, in fact, vegan. Also, they'll be expanding the menu in the future and will keep vegans in mind.
Pasta (4 varieties) with marinara sauce (made with tomatoes and include peppers, celery and onion)
Pasta with pesto sauce
Pasta with olive tapenade
Insalate - salad with no meat
Broccoli rabe made with garlic and oil
Spinach sauteed with garlic and oil or
Spinach and cannellini beans sauteed with garlic and oil
Personally, I rarely order pasta in a restaurant unless it's loaded with veggies or has an exciting twist. Barbuzzo has an amazing vegan pasta dish, and that's my exception. The options above sound good, but I'm always looking for something a little outside of the norm.
A truly Veggie Ball sandwich would have been something special, but if you really love pasta, you'll be just fine at MMCO.