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These delicious and easy tofu recipes can be sorted by menu type and by ingredients using the search window to the right. Step-by-step directions will help you see how easy it is to grill tofu, bake tofu, and marinate tofu.

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Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumber Dill Salad


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Cucumbers, thinly sliced, with skin
  2. ½ Vidalia Onion, thinly sliced and halved
  3. Sweet Dill Dressing (see Below)
Sweet Dill Dressing
  1. ½ cup White Vinegar or Apple Cider Vinegar
  2. ¼ cup Water
  3. ¼ cup Grapeseed Oil
  4. 1 Tablespoon Lemony Dill Zip (by ChefXpress)
  5. 1 Tablespoon Pure Maple Syrup
Sweet Dill Dressing
  1. Add Vinegar, Water, and Lemony Dill Zip. Blend well. Add Oil. Blend again.
  2. (May be made in advance and stored in refrigerator). Use with Salads, Veggies, Fish, and Tofu.
For the Salad
  1. Add the sliced cucumbers and onions to a bowl, top with the Sweet Dill Dressing.
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Thai Tofu

Thai Tofu

Pressed tofu infused with the flavors of Thailand


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Packages of FirmTofu
  2. 1 13 oz Can of Coconut Milk
  3. 1 8 oz Can of Tomato Sauce
  4. 1/2 C Chopped Tomato
  5. 1/2 C Chopped Sweet Red Pepper
  6. 1/4 C Chopped Parsley
  7. 1/4 C Chopped Cilantro
  8. 1 t Grated Ginger
  9. 1 T Chopped Lemon Grass
  10. 2 T Hot Peppers
  11. 1 T Chopped Kafir Lime Leaves (bruised)
Instructions
  1. Drain and press tofu in your TofuXpress for 4 hours.
  2. Over medium heat combine coconut milk, tomato sauce, tomatoes and red pepper.
  3. Let simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once it begins to thicken add the remaining ingredients to the pan and simmer for an additional 5 minutes, then serve over rice of noodles.
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Simple Grilled Tofu

Simple Grilled Tofu

An easy grilled tofu recipe. Can be made with thawed frozen tofu, or fresh tofu.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Block Firm Tofu, Drained
Instructions
  1. Place fresh Tofu in a freezer bag.
  2. Freeze tofu brick in the bag overnight. (Remember, it will turn yellowish from the freezing process)
  3. Thaw completely. Place freezer bag in a bowl of hot water to speed up the process
  4. Press in TofuXPress unit for approximately 30 minutes.
  5. Slice into desired shapes.
  6. Baste with Barbecue Sauce or favorite marinade.
  7. Grill for 15- 20 min, flipping once browned and crispy on the outside.
Notes
  1. You can keep bricks of tofu in the freezer and thaw and press as desired...
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Curried Tofu Pasta Salad

Curried Tofu Pasta Salad

This vegan friendly pasta salad is a nice way to introduce non tofu eaters to tofu, due to its low tofu content and great flavor.


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Ingredients
  1. 3 C Cooked & cooled whole wheat pasta
  2. 1/2 Package tofu (pressed overnight and cut into 1/2 inch cubes) or Baked Tofu
  3. 1/2 C Frozen spinach (thawed, pressed, and chopped)
  4. 1/2 C+ Mayo
  5. 2 Stalks celery (chopped)
  6. 1/2 C Scallions (chopped)
  7. 1/3 C Canned peas
  8. 1 T Curry paste
  9. Salt & Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine the mayo and the curry paste, mix well.
  2. Stir in tofu, spinach, celery, scallions, peas, and pasta. Serve cold.
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Easy Baked Tofu

Easy Baked Tofu

Use this easy baked tofu in your stir-fry, salad, or any savory dish where firm tofu is called for.


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Package Tofu
  2. 1/2 C Soy Sauce
Instructions
  1. Use your TofuXpress to press tofu for 1 hour.
  2. Cut the pressed tofu into 1/2 inch cubes.
  3. Return cubed tofu to the TofuXpress and cover with soy sauce. Let the tofu sit in the marinade while your oven preheats to 375 degrees.
  4. Spread the tofu on a baking sheet (use a silicon mat to avoid using oil)
  5. Bake for 25 minutes at 375 degrees, turning halfway through.
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Grilled Teriyaki Tofu

Grilled Teriyaki Tofu


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block extra firm tofu
  2. 1 C Granny’s teriyaki sauce
Instructions
  1. Press out the water from the block of tofu with your TofuXpress then cut into 6 cutlets.
  2. Pour enough teriyaki sauce to cover the bottom of your dish and place tofu cutlets on top of the sauce. It’s best to use a dish that snugly fits the tofu pieces so the sauce is confined to just that area. Pour more sauce over the tofu pieces, cover with plastic and refrigerate for about 1/2 hour then turn the tofu over.
  3. Simmer the remaining sauce on low heat for about 15 minutes or until it thickens slightly and becomes syrupy. Watch closely so it does not burn. Set aside until ready to use.
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Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi

Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi


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Ingredients
  1. 14 ounce package extra firm tofu, pressed and cut into 10 slices
  2. 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  3. 2 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  4. 1 tablespoon canola oil
  5. 2 tablespoons minced lemongrass (about 3 bulbs)
  6. 2 medium cloves garlic, minced
  7. 2 baguettes
  8. cilantro
  9. do chua pickles
  10. sliced cucumbers, Japanese or English hothouse or other types with fewer seeds
Spread
  1. 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  2. 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce
Instructions
  1. Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, canola oil, lemongrass and garlic in a small bowl.
  2. In a shallow dish place tofu slices in a single layer. Pour sauce over tofu, turning pieces to coat well...
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Golden Stuffed Tofu

Golden Stuffed Tofu

Golden Tofu Pockets filled with Spinach, Onions and Mushrooms.


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Pockets
  1. 1 Large Brick of Tofu (Nasoya Brand Extra Firm)
  2. 1 C Panko Flakes
  3. Oil (for frying)
  4. Salt & Pepper (to taste)
Stuffing
  1. 1 C Chopped Sweet Onion
  2. 1 16 oz Package Frozen Spinach (defrosted)
  3. 1/4 C Chopped Mushrooms
  4. 3 T Parsley
  5. 1 t Cumin
  6. Remaining Panko Crumbs from Pockets
Instructions
  1. Press tofu in your TofuXpress for 4 hours, or overnight.
  2. Press thawed spinach in your TofuXpress (with the light tension spring) for 1/2 hour
For the Tofu Pockets
  1. Preheat a pan of oil (at least one inch thick) for frying
  2. Cut the tofu into squares or triangles, about one inch thick...
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Tangy Summer Stew

Tangy Summer Stew


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu, Nasoya brand, Extra Firm
  2. 2 cups chopped Celery, 1 inch pieces
  3. 5 medium Tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  4. 1 medium White Onion, chopped
  5. 1 cup Vegetable Broth
  6. u00bc cup coarsely chopped fresh Parsley
  7. u00bc teaspoon ground Oregano
  8. 10 Kalamato Olives, pitted, and halved
  9. 1/2 teaspoon ground Sumac
  10. u00bd teaspoon ground Cumin
  11. u00bc teaspoon Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu in TofuXpress for a minimum of 2 hours.
  2. Using TofuXpress Xpress Cutter, cut Tofu into 24 even squares.
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a deep, large saucepan, heat to a soft boil, Broth, Tomato, Onion, Celery, Parsley, Olives, and Oregano...
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Korean-Style Fried Tofu with Green Onion Sauce

Korean-Style Fried Tofu with Green Onion Sauce


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block firm or extra firm tofu (12 oz.)
  2. canola oil for frying
Sauce
  1. 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  2. 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  3. 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  4. 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  5. 1/2 teaspoon Korean chili powder flakes u2013 optional (I bought Whole Spice Korean chili flakes in Napa Valley and itu2019s quite mild though it gives the sauce a splash of color).
  6. 1/3 teaspoon red chili flakes (more or less depending on how spicy you want the sauce to be).
  7. 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions (or more if you prefer).
  8. 1 teaspoon ground sesame seeds (I use an electric Zojirushi sesame grinder though for a few dollars you can purchase an inexpensive hand grinder at...
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