Tasty Tofu Meatballs

Editor’s note: This month we are sharing these filling Tasty Tofu Meatballs! Try it at home!

Serves: 16 meatballs Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 2 tbsp olive oil (plus extra for shaping)
  • 250g brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 250g firm tofu (squeeze to make sure all water is drained, and roughly crumble into chunks)
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 150g silken tofu
  • 2 tbsp tahini (heaped)
  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  • 30g panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • 5 spring onions (thinly sliced (about 75g) plus extra to serve
  • Coriander to taste (finely chopped)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)



  1. Heat the oil in a large saute pan on high heat, then add the mushrooms and firm tofu and cook until lightly golden, about 8 minutes.
  2. Stir in the garlic for 30 seconds, then remove from the heat.
  3. Place in a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped. Transfer to a large mixing bowl with all the remaining ingredients including salt to taste (about 3/4 tsp), and a good grind of black pepper. Mix very well to combine.
  4. With oiled hands, form into small meatballs (about 35g each).
  5. Place them on a parchment-lined baking tray, spaced apart, and back for 25 minutes until lightly golden.
  6. Serve with sauce of your choice and pasta or rice.


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