Tofu Meatballs

Serves: 6 to 8

Prep Time: 30 Min

Cook Time: 35 Min

Ingredients

1 md onion ,diced

1 md carrot ,diced

1 sm green pepper.diced

4 oz mushrooms,chopped

4 clove garlic,chopped

1/4 c walnuts,chopped

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 pkg extra firm tofu, pressed

1 to 2 lg eggs,beaten

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 Tbsp basil, fresh

2 Tbsp parsley

1 Tbsp dijon mustard

1/2 Tbsp soy sauce (Liquid aminos)

1 Tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp Caraway and fennel seeds (add only if you want the italian sausage flavor)

1 to 2 c seasoned bread crumbs

1/2 c opt…left over rice.
Saute the onion, carrot, pepper, garlic and mushrooms in oil until tender, for about 10 minutes.

In a large bowl, lightly beat the eggs, then add, walnuts, parsley, basil, mustard, olive oil, soy sauce, salt, pepper.

Crumble the pressed tofu with your hands. Add it to the bowl w/the sauteed vegetables. Mix well.

Add bread crumbs ( I sometimes add left over rice also)Mix well

Lightly oil your hands. Form into 2 inch balls and place on well oiled cookie sheet (they will stick if you don’t add the oil)

Bake at 350* for 25 to 30 minutes turning once so they aren’t flat on one side.

Add *cooked meatlessballs to your favorite sauce and serve over rice or pasta.

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