Walnut Tofu "meat" Balls

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10-20
YIELD: 1 pan
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups coarsely ground walnuts (you can use pecans or any nut you prefer)
  • 2
    cups whole wheat bread crumbs (I use 6 or 8 slices of whole wheat bread cut into small cubes, but it you prefer the store bought cr)
  • 1
    liter extra firm tofu, that has been drained well and the excess water squeezed out
  • 2
    celery ribs, diced
  • 14
    cup soy sauce, unfermented
  • 3
    tablespoons onion flakes
  • 3
    tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1
    teaspoon sea salt (you can use regular salt if you prefer)
  • 14
    teaspoon sage
  • 14
    teaspoon marjoram
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1
    teaspoon onion powder
  • beef gravy or spaghetti sauce, to top when they come out of oven
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mash tofu with fork or potato masher until crumbly and as small as you can get it.
  • Add seasonings and soy sauce to tofu and mix very well.
  • Add bread crumbs, walnuts, celery and onion flakes. Mix well.
  • Mix and knead with hands in bowl to incorporate everything well until the right consistency to form into "meat balls." Make them any size you want.
  • Place in baking dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray. Bake at 400 until nicely browned. Cover in brown gravy or spaghetti sauce when they come out of the oven and serve hot.
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