Vegan Teff and Tofu Patties

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If you’ve been following my recipes for a while then you’ll know how I love to experiment with plant-based protein sources to make tasty lunch. And it really doesn’t have to be anything too complicated! These teff & tofu patties are the prime example; just keep it simple with some of your favourite spices, add to your food processor and you’re halfway there.

This week we’ve got Teff & Tofu patties that can be tailored to your personal preferences and are extremely easy to make!

Makes about 10 teff and tofu patties

Time – about 45mins


  • 1 C teff grain, cooked in 1.5 cups water (or you could use quinoa/buckwheat/millet, even rice)
  • 1 x 450g or 500g block of semi-firm tofu
  • 2 T Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 T Garam Masala*
  • 2 T curry powder*
  • 1 T ground cumin*
  • pinch sea salt and black pepper to taste

*swap out for your favourite herbs and spices if you like.


  1. Pre-heat fan-forced oven to 180°C.
  2. Place all ingredients into a food processor and process until combined.
  3. Shape 1/3-1/2 cup sized portions of the mixture into patties and place on a lined baking tray.
  4. Bake for 15 mins before flipping the patties and baking for a further 10mins.
  5. Enjoy anyway you like – in a wrap, on a burger, with some salad.
  6. Consume within a week or freeze for future use.

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