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Tofu Meatballs

June 2, 2012
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I really enjoy cooking and eating vegetarian food. Cooking different kinds of vegetarian foods have lead me to grow a liking for tofu. I haven’t really explored too many possibilities with tofu… I usually make the same old pan-grilled tofu slices with soy sauce- good, but boring. So I started to explore new ideas and I ran across tastykitchen.com and saw a recipe for tofu meatballs! I decided to give it a try and after making a few changes of my own to the original recipe,  I had a delicious and not-so-boring vegetarian meal for dinner!

This recipe is very easy to make- especially if you have a food processor. I have only had my food processor for a few months now and I use it SO much, I don’t know how I survived with out it! It’s so convenient to make a quick dip or sauce, or in this case- tofu balls. Cleaning up isn’t too bad either, as long as I rinse it the very second I finish using it… You don’t have to have a food processor for this recipe though, it can also be made by hand-mixing.

Tofu Meatballs

Makes about 20 meatballs
Adapted from tastykitchen.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package extra firm tofu
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon Dried of fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoons Ground Pepper

To Do:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  • Blend all the ingredients together using a food processor (or hand mix them really well in a large bowl).
  • Line a large baking sheet with foil and spray the foil with cooking spray.
  • Use your hands to roll the mixture into balls and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, flipping the meatballs 15 minutes through.
  • Serve the tofu balls with pasta, or by themselves in tomato sauce.
  • Yum!

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