There was a time in my life when I whipped up a mean Hamburger Helper on a regular basis. It was how a college dude with no cooking skills turned mac and cheese into a well-rounded meal: add ground beef. I even made it for Kayli in the early phases of our courtship. She reminds me often. I’ve come a long way.
Let me help you fellas: there are more romantic options. I may be a married man, but I think I can help out in the dating arena quite a bit. Here’s a tip: the key to a woman’s heart is through your balls. Check out what Kayli sent me after she tried the recipe below:
Try looking down at your phone and seeing that while you’re sitting in a meeting.
Jokes aside, cooking for your significant other is the ultimate chivalrous gesture. Treat her to your balls this Valentine’s Day.
- 1 pound beets, peeled
- 4 cups cooked lentils
- 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and cut into quarters
- ½ cup silken tofu
- 1.5 cups quick cook oats
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Shred beets and onion in food processor.
- Add oats, and spices. Pulse until evenly incorporated. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
- Add silken tofu to the food processor and blend until smooth. Add to mixing bowl.
- Combine cooked lentils with everything in the bowl, and stir until well-mixed.
- Form mixture into balls (about 2 tablespoons) and place them on prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 30 minutes.