These are great as a savoury party nibble with drinks, or a nutritious snack enjoyed anytime. Once cooked, they can be eaten warm or at room temperature.
MAKES: 12-16 balls
1 pack of Earth Source Foods Firm Tofu
or 1½ tubs Soft Tofu
½ cup of chopped walnuts or pecans (or other nuts to taste)
Small onion chopped finely
50g of plain flour (approx 1/2 cup as required)
Handful of fresh parsley chopped finely
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
Mash tofu by hand with a fork or knife, or chop coarsely in blender.
Add and mix in together all other ingredients, add a little water if required to get a moist but firm consistency.
Shape into bite-sized balls.
Deep fry in hot oil until lightly browned.
With tahini dip or a freshly made tomato sauce (see separate recipe below).
QUICK TOMATO SAUCE
4 Large tomatoes or a 400g tin of biodynamic / organic tomato pieces
I Medium onion chopped finely
1 Small chilli (to taste) chopped finely
2 Cloves of garlic chopped finely
1 Teaspoon sugar
Pepper & salt to taste
Olive oil for frying
If tinned tomatoes, open can and set aside.
If fresh tomatoes – place in boiling water for 30 secs then remove skin and chop into chunks.
Fry garlic and chillies in a little olive oil and saute lightly. Add onions and cook until lightly browned. Add tomatoes and mash in pan. Add sugar and seasoning and simmer for 10 mins until thickened.