Porcupine Meatballs in BBQ Sauce

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  • Product: Firm, Extra firm
  • Meal Type: Entrée
  • Cuisine: American
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Time: Prep time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Special Consideration: Flexitarian, Kids friendly

Directions

Pour tomato sauce, BBQ sauce and brown sugar into a 10-inch nonstick skillet. Stir to blend; set aside.

Place tofu between several layers of paper towels. Press hard to squeeze out moisture. Set in a strainer over a bowl to drain further. Meanwhile, place ground turkey, breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup prepared sauce, egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt, dried onion and rice into a medium bowl.

Pres tofu one final time to blot moisture. Break up tofu with a fork; add into meat mixture. Blend together until well mixed.

Form meat mixture into a 1-inch balls and place into a skillet with sauce. Spoon some sauce over meatballs. Cook over medium heat until sauce starts to bubble. Cover, reduce heat to low. Cook 20 minutes. Remove cover and allow sauce to simmer on additional 5 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.

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SERVINGS

MAKES 24 MEATBALLS

INGREDIENTS

SAUCE:
1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
1/2 cup BBQ sauce

MEATBALLS:
1/2 package (7 oz)House Premium or House Organic Tofu - Firm or Ex Firm, drained
8 oz ground turkey
3 Tbsp Italian or seasoned breadcrumbs
1/4 cup sauce (above recipe)
1 egg beaten
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp dried onion
1/2 cup uncooked long-grain rice

Nutrition Per Serving

4 meatballs 1/6 recipe

Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
Carbohydrates
14g
Protein
12g
Total Fat
6g
Choresterol
65mg
Sodium
630mg
Dietory Fiber
1g
Sugars
8g
Saturated Fat
1g