Sweet & Sour Veggie Bites

Number of Servings: 4 (503g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour

These dumplings are a wonderful vegan main course that eats similarly to classic sweet and sour meatballs. Serve them with a heaping pile of steamed veggies and brown rice for a well-rounded and scrumptious meal.

Tip: If you have a hard time finding liquid aminos (sometimes called amino seasoning), low-sodium soy sauce is a good replacement.

Ingredients

  • Dumplings:

    • 36 oz. firm tofu, mashed
    • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter
    • 3 Tbsp. liquid aminos
    • 8 scallions, chopped
    • 1 bell pepper, diced
    • 1½ cups mushrooms, chopped
    • ¼ cup water chestnuts, diced

    Sauce:

    • 1½ cups orange juice
    • ¼ cup cider vinegar
    • ¼ cup liquid aminos
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
    • 2 Tbsp. cold water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. In large bowl, mix all dumpling ingredients. Shape into 2 dozen 2″ balls and place on oiled or cooking sprayed baking sheet. Bake until golden and firm (45-50 minutes).
  3. When dumplings are 10-15 minutes from being finished, combine all the sauce ingredients except cornstarch and cold water in a saucepan. Bring to boil.
  4. Dissolve the cornstarch in the cold water. Slowly stir into boiling sauce and simmer until thick and clear (3-4 minutes). Pour over dumplings and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 503g

Amount per serving
Calories 390
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1735mg 75%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 11g
Protein 33g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 239.5mg 20%
Iron 5.2mg 30%
Potassium 510mg 10%
Vitamin A 34.9mcg 4%
Vitamin C 77.2mg 90%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 6%
Vitamin K 64.5mcg 50%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 62.8mcg 16%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 13.2mcg 45%
Chloride 64.2mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 90mg 8%
Iodine 3.5mcg 2%
Magnesium 37.8mg 10%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 3.3mcg 6%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 1.5mcg 6%
Molybdenum 3.2mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Extra Firm Tofu (water, Organic Whole Soybeans, Magnesium Chloride), Orange Juice, Onion, Green Bell Pepper, Mushrooms, Aminos Seasoning (vegetable Protein From Soybeans And Purified Water Only), Cider Vinegar, Creamy Peanut Butter (peanuts, Salt), Water Chestnuts, Water, Cornstarch, Garlic.

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