Baked Veggie Nuggets

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Makes: 30

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil, divided
  2. 1 pkg (750 g) Compliments Frozen Vegetable Mix For Soup, thawed and drained
  3. 1/4 cup (60 mL) hulled hemp seeds
  4. 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard
  5. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each chili powder, oregano, salt
  6. 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) breadcrumbs, divided

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C). Line large baking sheet with parchment paper; brush parchment with 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil. Set aside.
  2. Add drained soup mix veggies, hemp seeds, grainy mustard, chili powder, oregano and salt to food processor; pulse until finely ground. Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) breadcrumbs; pulse until combined. Transfer to bowl; chill mixture at least 30 min., or until firm. Scoop 2 tbsp (30 mL) at a time and shape into patties; roll in remaining breadcrumbs to coat. Make 30 patties. Arrange on prepared baking sheet 2-in. (5-cm) apart. Drizzle with remaining oil. 
  3. Bake 12 to 15 min. until golden brown. Serve with Compliments Roasted Red Pepper Dip, if desired.