Monday, February 8, 2010

Cooking with Mom: Tofu Meatballs

I thought I had the recipe for these.... but I guess I don't.... will post it later!

Mom in the kitchen..

Best Part is, they go with everything!

With Stir fry

With Pasta:

They are great as appies as well!!


2 extra firm packages tofu, crumbled 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage (or 2Tbls. dry spices)
3 Tbls. soy sauce 2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tsp. mirin 2 Tbls. ground flax seeds (optional)
4 garlic cloves, minced 4-6 Tbls. water (to bind ingredients when forming balls)
1 cup whole grain bread crumb 2 Tbls. olive oil (or as needed to brown balls on all sides)
1/2 cup grated Asiago OR Parmesan
In a bowl, mix together tofu, soy sauce, mirin and garlic; let stand for 5 minutes.
Stir in bread crumbs, cheese, sage (or dried spices), eggs and flax.
Shape heaping tablespoons int tightly packed balls.
In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat
Brown balls on all sides, about ten minutes.
Makes 36 - 50 neatballs - they freeze well for several months

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