Cumin Carrot Tofu Patties

Cumin Carrot Tofu Patties Author: Canadian Living Credits: Cumin Carrot Tofu Patties


  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2001

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 2 garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pkg (350 g) extra-firm tofu
  • 1/3 cup tahini paste
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • pinch cinnamon

Method

In nonstick skillet, heat 2 tsp (10 mL) of the oil over medium heat; cook onion, carrot, garlic, pinch of the cumin and cayenne, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion is softened. Set aside.

In food processor, blend tofu with tahini. Add onion mixture, half of the parsley, the bread crumbs, lemon juice, salt and pepper; pulse to combine. Form into eight 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties.

Heat remaining oil in clean skillet over medium heat; cook patties, in batches, for 4 minutes per side or until golden.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, combine pasta sauce, lemon rind, cinnamon and remaining cumin and parsley; bring to simmer over medium-high heat, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Serve over patties.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 532 mg
  • Protein 15 g
  • Calories 364.0
  • Total fat 25 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 31.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 42.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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