Easy Tofu Recipes

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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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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

Grilled Teriyaki Tofu, a simple tofu recipe that’s great for the grill!


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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 TofuXpress and place tofu cutlets on top of the sauce. Pour more sauce over the tofu pieces, cover with marinating lid 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.
  4. Grill the marinated tofu on both side...
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Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi

Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi

Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi vegan friendly and deslish!


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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 vegan 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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