Tofu Rissoles

Easy to prepare, tasty rissoles to enjoy as a meal or snack. Also great as the hero in a meat-free burger.

MAKES: 6-12 depending on rissole size

INGREDIENTS:
1 Pack of Earth Source Foods Firm Tofu
or 1½ Tubs Soft Tofu
1 Cup of cooked rice (white or brown)
100g Plain flour (3/4 cup)
2 Medium onions chopped finely
Basil or parsley leaves chopped finely
Oregano chopped finely (fresh or dried)
or other herbs to taste
1 Egg
Salt & pepper to taste
Oil for frying

METHOD:
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 burgers or rissoles.
Lightly roll in some extra plain flour and dust off excess.
Fry in hot oil or an oiled grill plate until browned on all sides.

SERVING SUGGESTION:
With a freshly made tomato sauce (see below separate recipe below)


 
QUICK TOMATO SAUCE

INGREDIENTS:
4 Large tomatoes or a 400gms 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
Salt & pepper to taste
Olive oil for frying

METHOD:
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. Serve as an accompaniment to burgers or rissoles.

 

Tofu Rissoles
Suited Tofu Style - Firm Tofu - Soft Tofu