Yield: 6 Servings


* 1 lb Soft tofu
* 1 1/2 lb Shiitake mushrooms chopped
* 1 c Green onion chopped
* 1/4 c Fresh sage; chopped
* 1/2 ts Cayenne pepper
* 1 1/2 ts Salt
* 1 c Couscous mixed with
* 1/2 c Boiling water
* 1 ts Minced garlic
* 1/4 c Olive oil


In a medium bowl mash the tofu. Add mushrooms green onion sage cayenne and salt. Add soaked couscous and garlic; mix until mixture forms a ball as if you were making a dough. Divide into 12 portions and press into a patty. Heat oil in a large skillet and cook patties as space permits until brown on both sides. If desired serve with mushroom glaze. Serve with cranberry sauce wild rice pilaf and sweet potatoes or with holiday dishes of choice.