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Vegetarian Meatballs

Vegetarian Meatballs

Vegetarian Meatballs 140 People saved this recipe.

Filled with savoury spices, these tofu meatballs are packed with flavour. Serve them on their own as a fun appetizer, or put them in a pita for lunch.

Servings: 6-7 meatballs per 5

intermediate Mains Soyganic Extra Firm Tofu (350g)

  • 30 min prep
  • 10 min cook
  • 6-7 meatballs per 5 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Soyganic Extra Firm Tofu (350g) mixed
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp mirin
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup whole gran bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp flax seed, ground
  • 6 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp each dried oregano and basil

Directions

  1. In a bowl mix together tofu, soy sauce, mirin and garlic; let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in bread crumbs, cheese, sage, oregano, basil and eggs.
  3. Add water to ground flax seed. Wait 2 minutes and add to mixture.
  4. Shape heaping tablespoons into tightly packed balls.
  5. In a large skillet, heat oil over a medium high heat; brown balls on all sides for about ten minutes.
  6. Serve on their own in your favourite tomato sauce or in a pita pocket with lettuce, tomato and tzaziki.

Calories: 200Fat: 13gCholesterol: 55mgCarbohydrate: 12gProtein: 13gCalcium: 150mg

As per one serving size (6-7 meatballs per 5)