Lentil Rice Croquettes with Curried Tomato Sauce

1 package Wellness Forum Health Curried Lentils and Rice

2 tablespoons EnerG Egg Replacer whisked with 4 ounces water then set aside

3/4 cup diced carrots

3/4 cup diced celery

black pepper and sea salt to taste

3 cups whole wheat bread crumbs

1 15-ounce can tomato sauce

  1. Place the lentils and rice in a medium pot with carrots and celery (set aside spice packet).
  2. Add water to cover by three inches and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover and cook on med-low heat for 30-40 minutes until tender. Drain off the excess liquid.
  4. Puree 1/2 the mixture in a food processor.
  5. Add the lentils to a bowl with the egg replacer, salt and pepper and 1/2 of the bread crumbs. Stir to combine well.
  6. Let the mixture cool to room temperature.
  7. Using a small ice cream scoop, shape the lentil mixture into balls and roll in the remaining bread crumbs.
  8. Place balls on non-stick baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 min. turn and bake for another 15 min.
  9. While the croquettes are baking, place the tomato sauce in a sauce pan. Heat over medium heat. Add some of the curry spice packet to taste. Heat 5-7 minutes until warm through.
  10. Serve croquettes with the tomato sauce.