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    Tofoo balls in a Mediterranean sauce

    This recipe for Tofoo balls in a Mediterranean sauce makes a tasty dinner for the whole family.

    Serves 2/3

    Prep 20 min

    Cooking 35 min

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    Ingredients

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    1 Pack Naked Tofoo
    1 Onion
    4 Cloves garlic
    1.5 tbsp Dried oregano
    50g Panko Breadcrumbs
    2 tbsp Olive oil
    1 Red pepper
    2 Courgette
    400g Tin chopped tomatoes
    200ml Red wine (Optional)

    Directions

    1.

    Heat Oven

    Preheat the oven to 200℃.
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    2.

    Blend

    Place the Tofoo, chopped onion, two peeled and roughly chopped garlic cloves, half the oregano and the breadcrumbs in a food processor and blitz to make a thick paste. Season well with salt and pepper.
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    3.

    Mix and cook

    To make the balls roll the mixture in your hands to the size of ping pong balls (about 1 inch in size). Place the rolled balls into a roasting tin and coat with the oil. Place the tray in the oven and roast for 15 mins until the balls have browned a little.
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    4.

    Dice and mix

    Dice the pepper and courgette and add to the roasting tin along with the remaining two cloves of finely chopped garlic, and the remaining oregano. Mix together and roast for another 10 mins then add thed red wine and put back into the oven for a further 10 mins to reduce down.
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    5.

    Combine

    Add the chopped tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Mix gently, being careful not to break the balls. Put back in the oven for another 10-15 mins until bubbling and the balls are a nice rich colour.
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    6.

    Serve

    Serve with potatoes roasted with garlic and rosemary, or the pasta of your choice.
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    Notes

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