Friday, August 26, 2011

Lower Fat Tofu Balls

This is a recipe from the PPK, here: Tofu Balls

Isa's picture:

I just changed a few ingredients to make it lower in fat

1 lb. extra firm (or firm) tofu, squeezed well
1 Tbs dried onion flakes
3 Tbs soy sauce
2 Tbs peanut butter
2 tsp Better than Bullion No-Beef flavor (If you don't have this use a good veggie seasoning, anything you like)
1 tsp flax meal + 2 tsp water
1/2 matzoh meal
oregano, Italian seasoning to taste

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. It's easiest to mix the spices with the wet things, then add the tofu, and then the matzoh. Use your hands to squish it!
Use a tablespoon to roll into tablespoon sized balls.

Place in the fridge to chill.

You may fry in a skillet but these babies absorb a lot of oil so you have to watch them-- they might burn. Cook until lightly browned on all sides though some spots will get darker (my favorite).

You can also bake these but I have not. I also freeze and thaw my tofu before squeezing the water out.

I honestly do not know how many balls I got out of this recipe. I know, horrible. But you if you get 25 the balls are 33 cal per ball, not including the oil if pan frying.

You could even try using less peanut butter.

1 comment:

  1. Hi, it's VeganGal84 from MFP! Loving your blog. Here's a link to mine-

    I will have to try these tofu balls out, they seem pretty simple to make. Thanks for the recipe!