*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               BULGHUR “MEAT”BALLS WITH FRESH VEGETABLE SAUC
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Bulghur wheat -- cooked
      1/2   c            Bread crumbs, whole wheat
   12       oz           Tofu, soft
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       t            Soy sauce
      1/4   c            Onions, green -- chopped
      1/4   ts           Coriander, ground
      1/4   ts           Thyme leaves -- dried
    1 3/4   c            Apple juice, divided
    1       c            Vegetable stock
    1       c            Carrots -- sliced
    1       c            Bell pepper, green -- cut in
                         --1/4-inch strips
    4       ts           Cornstarch
      1/2   ts           Ground pepper
    2 1/2   c            Rice -- hot, cooked
 
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
   
    Combine the bulghur wheat, tofu, bread crumbs, salt,
   soy sauce, green onions, coriander, and thyme. Shape
   mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls. Bake on
     a cookie sheet sprayed with vegetable spray for 10
   minutes on each side.
   
    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, combine
   vegetable stock and 1 1/3 c apple juice; bring to a
   boil. Reduce heat to low; add carrots and cook 3
   minutes. Add green pepper strips; cook 4 to 6 minutes
   longer, or until vegetables are tender-crisp. In small
   bowl. combine cornstarch and 3 tablespoons apple
   juice; blend well. Add to vegetable mixture; cook 2 to
   3 minutes, or until thickened, stirring often. Add
   ground pepper; mix well. To serve, spoon hot cooked
   rice onto large platter; place bulghur “meat”balls on
   rice and pour hot vegetable mixture over “meat”balls.
   
    Recipe by Dianne Smith.
  
 
 
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