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Falafel Balls in Spicy Tomato Sauce


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Ingredients:

  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 c Vegetable broth
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno chili; seeded and minced
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1 1/3 c Falafel mix
  • 6 oz Soft tofu; drained and mashed
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 c Chopped parsley; plus for garnish
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil

Directions:

For sauce: Combine first 6 ingredients in large, heavy pot; bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
 
For falafel balls: Preheat oven to 475 degrees. In medium bowl, mix falafel mix, tofu, water, parsley and egg with hands. Form into 1" balls. Place on lightly oiled baking sheet; bake for 8-10 minutes. Do not overcook or falafel will dry out.
 
When sauce is done, carefully loosen falafel from baking sheet and drop into simmering sauce. To serve, garnish with parsley. Makes 6 servings, 7 grams of fat per serving. |
 
Recipe by: October 1996, Vegetarian Times
 
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