Easy Tofu Recipes

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Fiesta Tofu Appetizer

Fiesta Tofu Appetizer

Serve this vegan friendly Fiesta Tofu Appetizer at your next get together!


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu (Firm or Extra Firm)
  2. 1 Large Tomato, diced
  3. ½ cup chopped Vidalia Onion
  4. ¾ Cup Salsa
  5. 1 clove fresh Garlic, minced
  6. 2 Avocadoes, diced
  7. 1 Tbsp Green Serrano chili Pepper, minced
  8. 1 Tbsp Red Fresno Chili Pepper, minced
  9. 2 Limes
  10. 15-20 sprigs Cilantro
  11. 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  12. 1 Tablespoon Coriander
  13. 1 Tsp Sea Salt Flakes (Maldon)
Instructions
  1. Press 1 brick Tofu in TofuXpress unit for 2 hours. Remove Tofu and slice into small strips approximately ½ inch by 1 inch.
  2. Chop 12-15 sprigs Cilantro, reserving remaining for garnish.
  3. In a small bowl, juice 1 Lime. Add Cumin, Coriander, and Sea Salt...
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Rice Krispy Power Bars

Rice Krispy Power Bars


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Cups Rice Krispies
  2. 1 Cup Crunch Peanut Butter or Cashew Butter
  3. ¼ Cup Protein Powder (we used Chocolate flavored Soy Protein)
  4. ¼ Cup Flax Seed
  5. ¼ Cup Raisins (coarsely chopped)
Equipment
  1. TofuXpress unit with Light Tension Spring
  2. Xpress Cheesecloth (cut to fit TofuXpress unit with enough room to also cover entirely food inside TofuXpress unit)
  3. Xpress Cutter
Instructions
  1. Melt Peanut Butter in a medium saucepan, enough to soften so that it will stir easily. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients directly into saucepan and stir to combine and coat Rice Krispies.
  2. Line TofuXpress unit with Xpress Cheesecloth...
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Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Use this vegan Tofu Ricotta Cheese in recipes calling for ricotta cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block extra-firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes
  2. 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  3. 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  5. 1 tsp dried oregano
  6. 1/2 tsp sea salt (or to taste)
Instructions
  1. Crumble the tofu into a food processor or blender. Add all remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and process until mostly smooth (add a splash of water if necessary). Use immediately, or transfer to a small container and refrigerate for up to a week.
  3. Yield: 6 servings.
  4. Per serving (about 1/3 cup): 114 calories, 8.1g fat (1g sat), 2.3g carbs, 1g fiber, 7.3g protein.
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Tahini Vegan Cheese Spread (use Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

Tahini Vegan Cheese Spread

Tahini Cheese Spread is great to serve at parties! Vegan friendly and full of flavor.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 14 oz brick tofu, firm
  2. 2 tbsp soy milk
  3. 2 tbsp tahini
  4. 2 tbsp barley malt (or honey)
  5. 2 1/2 tbsp tamari
  6. 2 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  7. agave or honey (optional)
  8. cheese cloth
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu with original spring in your TofuXpress for at least one hour.
  2. Take a metal colander with small holes and place inside a large mixing bowl. Place tofu into colander. With a large mixing spoon, smash the tofu through the colander.
  3. Mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl until well blended. Add to the tofu and mix well.
  4. Line TofuXpress with Cheese Cloth, leaving plenty of room around...
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The Tofu Cobb

The Tofu Cobb


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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium Shallot, minced
  2. 1 clove Garlic, minced
  3. 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce (substitute Vegan)
  4. ½ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  5. 4 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  6. 2 tsp dried Oregano
  7. ¼ cup Avocado Oil (may not need entire amount)
  8. ¾ cup Grapeseed Oil
  9. 1 brick Extra Firm Tofu, Nasoya brand
  10. 2 cups Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
  11. ¼ cup Bacon Bits (substitute Vegan)
  12. 2 Avocados
  13. 2-3 heads Boston Lettuce, rinsed and torn into large pieces.
  14. Sea Salt
  15. Fresh and coarsely Ground Pepper
Directions

Dijon Dressing Phase 1
  1. Combine Mustard, Oregano, Shallot, Garlic, Worcestershire, and Balsamic. Blend well and let stand. (This can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated).
  2. Press Tofu in TofuXpres...
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Drunken Tofu with Chicken

Drunken Tofu with Chicken

Make this Drunken Tofu with Chicken with or without the chicken! Great dish to make when you want to get your family to try tofu.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 12-14 oz. brick Tofu pressed (preferably use previously frozen and thawed Tofu)*
  2. 2-3 pieces Chicken
  3. 1 ½ cups chopped Celery
  4. 1 cup chopped Carrot
  5. 1 cup chopped Vidalia Onion
  6. ¼ cup ChefXpress Veggie Broth Seasoning (May substitute flour)
  7. 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  8. ¼ cup loosely packed Thyme sprigs (remove any thick stems)
  9. ¼ cup loosely packed Rosemary leaves
  10. ¼ cup loosely packed Sage leaves
  11. 2 tablespoons minced Garlic
  12. 4 cups dry Red Wine
  13. ¾ cup Raisins
  14. 3 tablespoons Tomato Paste
  15. ½ cup sliced Almonds for finishing
  16. Italian Bread or Pita Bre...
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Lemony Dill Tofu Wrap

Lemony Dill Tofu Wrap

Lemony Dill Tofu Wrap will be loved by everyone! This vegetarian wrap is full of surprises and flavor.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 14 oz. Brick Firm Tofu, Preferably House Foods Organic
  2. ½ cup chopped Vidalia Onion
  3. 2 Avocados, Sliced, then diced into inch cubes
  4. 2 cups shredded Iceberg Lettuce
  5. 1 cup chopped Tomatoes, seeds removed
  6. 2 Tablespoons ChefXpress Lemony Dill Zip
  7. 4 Tablespoons Water
  8. 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  9. 1 Tablespoon Champagne Vinegar
  10. ¼ cup Nasoya Nayo Whipped Sandwich Spread or Mayonnaise
  11. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce (may be found Vegan), or Steak Sauce
  12. 4-6 large Soft Tortilla Wraps, Sundried Tomato
  13. pinch of Sea Salt
  14. Tooth Picks for holding Tortillas in place
Preparation
  1. Press To...
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Homemade Almond Milk or Cream

Homemade Almond Milk or Cream


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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups raw whole organic Almonds
  2. 1 to 2 cups Water*
  3. Optional Sweetener to taste: (1 tsp. Honey, Agave Syrup, Maple Syrup, Sugar, or Vanilla flavoring.)
  4. TofuXpress Unit with Light Tension Spring
  5. TofuXpress Xpress Deluxe Cheesecloth
  6. Food Processor or Blender
  7. Container to store Milk
  8. Container to store Almond Meal
Preparation
  1. 2 – 4 days prior: Place Almonds in a large bowl. Completely cover Almonds with Water. Use enough Water to leave at least 3 inches of Water covering the top of the Almonds. Soak Almonds in a container, covered, in refrigeration until ready to make the Almond Milk. Soaking will make the Almonds softer and sweeter...
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Simple Braised Cabbage

Simple Braised Cabbage


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Ingredients
  1. 3 to 4 cups shredded Cabbage (use a mixture of red and green Cabbages)
  2. 2 tablespoons Veggie Broth Seasoning (by ChefXpress)
  3. 1 to 2 tablespoons Grapeseed Oil (may use 2 to 3 tablespoons Water as substitute)
Instructions
  1. In a large deep fry pan, preheat oil on medium to high heat. Add Cabbage. Season with Veggie Broth Seasoning. Stir only occasionally to slightly brown Cabbage. Remove from heat when softened and slightly browned.
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“Red White &” Blueberry Tofu Cutlets

“Red White &” Blueberry Tofu Cutlets


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Ingredients
  1. 1 12 or 14 oz. brick Firm or Extra Firm Tofu (prefer House Foods brand)
  2. 2 ½ cups Blueberries (reserve ½ cup Blueberries for finishing)
  3. ¼ cup Honey
  4. ¼ cup Red Wine
  5. 3-4 tablespoons Veggie Broth Seasoning (ChefXpress brand)
  6. 2-3 tablespoons Butter or vegan Butter
  7. Food Processor
  8. TofuXpress unit
  9. Deep skillet
Instructions
  1. Press 1 brick Tofu in TofuXpress Unit for 1 hour. Remove Tofu from TofuXpress and slice lengthwise and then half each slice to form 4 cutlets. Sprinkle Veggie Broth Seasoning onto all sides of the Tofu cutlets and let rest. The seasoning will help form a “flavor skin”.
  2. In a food processor, combine 2 cups Blueberries and Honey...
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