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Tofu Patties

with Yogurt Dip

Tofu Patties

Tofu Patties - Juicy patties - this meatless dish really delivers on flavor!

285
calories
Calories
30 min.
Preparation
1 hr 30 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
400 grams sliceable Tofu
1 Onion
1 Carrot (about 100 grams)
1 red Chile pepper
50 grams Emmentaler cheese
4 sprigs Parsley
2 Eggs (large)
Salt
Pepper
½ Lemon
1 Garlic clove
3 sprigs Mint
150 grams Yogurt (low-fat)
Cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon Canola oil
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Peeler, 1 Blender, 1 Fine grater, 1 Large knife, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Garlic press, 1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula

Preparation steps

Tofu Patties preparation step 1
1

Pat dry the tofu and cut into small cubes.

Tofu Patties preparation step 2
2

Place tofu cubes in a kitchen towel and squeeze firmly.

Tofu Patties preparation step 3
3

Peel the onion and chop coarsely. Trim carrot, rinse, peel and roughly chop. Add to a blender with the tofu and puree.

Tofu Patties preparation step 4
4

Trim chile pepper, cut in half lengthwise, remove the seeds, rinse and chop coarsely. Finely grate cheese. Rinse the parsley, shake dry, pluck off the leaves and chop coarsely.

Tofu Patties preparation step 5
5

Add parsley, cheese, chile pepper, 1 egg and 1 egg yolk to the tofu mixture (save remaining egg white for another use). Season with salt and pepper. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Tofu Patties preparation step 6
6

Meanwhile, squeeze half a lemon. Peel the garlic and press through a garlic press into a bowl.

Tofu Patties preparation step 7
7

Rinse mint, shake dry, pluck leaves, chop finely and add to the garlic.

Tofu Patties preparation step 8
8

Stir in yogurt and 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.

Tofu Patties preparation step 9
9

With damp hands, shape tofu mixture into 8 flat patties.

Tofu Patties preparation step 10
10

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Cook patties over medium heat until golden brown on each side, 3-4 minutes. Serve with the dipping sauce.