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Yogurt Cheese (use the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

Yogurt Cheese (use the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

This recipe uses the Light Tension Spring #2 Attachment (purchased separately)


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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups yogurt
  2. Cheese cloth
Instructions
  1. Line TofuXpress with cheese cloth, leaving room on either side for later folding over the yogurt.
  2. Spoon in 2 cups of yogurt either homemade, or store-bought.
  3. Cover completely with cheese cloth and assemble TofuXpress top.
  4. Leave in fridge overnight for best results.
  5. If you really want your yogurt cheese to be super-dense, change out the Light Tension Spring Attachment and replace it with the original spring after about 4 hours of pressing.
Notes
  1. Serve with Cucumber, celery, radishes, crackers, bread...
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Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Tofu 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. u00bd 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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Marinated Tofu Cheese

Marinated Tofu Cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1 14-oz package firm tofu
  2. Fresh or dried herbs (thyme, oregano, basil, bay leaves)
  3. salt
  4. lemon zest (optional)
  5. few cloves of garlic, peeled and slightly crushed
  6. optional kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes
  7. extra virgin olive oil (good quality)
Instructions
  1. I made this marinated tofu cheese by using 1 14-oz package firm tofu that I drained and pressed using TofuXpress overnight, which gave it a really nice texture. I cut the tofu into small cubes (about 1/2 inch) and sprinkled it with salt. I wanted to use fresh branches of thyme, fresh basil and oregano, but all I had were dried herbs...
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Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Tofu Ricotta Cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup Light Miso
  2. 1 brick (1 lb) Soft Tofu, Nasoya brand (not Silken)
  3. u00bc cup Olive Oil
  4. 1 cup Water
  5. 1/3 cup Tahini (Krinos is a great brand)
  6. 1 tablespoon minced Garlic
  7. 1 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  8. 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  9. 5-6 sprigs fresh Oregano Leaves
  10. 5-6 sprigs fresh Basil Leaves
  11. Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Press soft Tofu in TofuXpress for 2 hours.
  2. In a blender or food processor, add Miso, soft Tofu, Oil, u00bd cup Water (reserving rest for later, and all other remaining ingredients for Cheese Filling. Blend well. Add remaining water slowly to create the proper consistency, not too thick or thin...
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Pesto Tofu

Pesto Tofu


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Ingredients
  1. 1 package (brick) firm tofu
  2. 1/4 cup pesto (approx. 4 oz)
  3. 3 tbs olive oil
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Place entire brick of Tofu in TofuXpress and press Tofu for a minimum of one hour, preferably two hours. Remove Tofu from TofuXpress and cut Tofu into 1 or 1 u00bd inch cubes. Place Tofu in bowl and add Pesto. Gently mix together and return to refrigerator for a 1/2 hour. Before serving, add olive oil and salt. Gently mix and serve. This may be made a day ahead.
  2. Serve room temperature or warmed.
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Mock Tuna Tartare

Mock Tuna Tartare


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu
  2. 1/4 cup Tomato Pesto
  3. 2 tbs Olive Oil
  4. Fresh Parsley
Instructions
  1. Place brick of Tofu into TofuXpress and allow to press for at least 3 hours or overnight. Dice Tofu into small squares and add Tomato Pesto and 1-2 tbs olive oil. (Add more Tomato Pesto if you prefer to achieve a consistency where the mixture starts to stick together and also consistently coats tofu. Place mixture into TofuXpress and allow to marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Use a crabcake cutter to form round pattie. Place onto plate, drizzle a teaspoon of olive oil onto side of plate, and add parsley garnish. Serve.
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Tofu and Coconut Curry Soup

Tofu and Coconut Curry Soup


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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons canola oil
  2. 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  3. 1/4 cup red curry paste
  4. 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  5. 2 (13.5-ounce) cans light coconut milk
  6. 2 1/2 cups organic vegetable broth
  7. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  8. 1/4 cup thinly sliced peeled fresh ginger
  9. 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  10. 2 cups thinly sliced carrot (about 4)
  11. 1 1/2 cups (1-inch) pieces green beans (8 ounces)
  12. 1 (14-ounce) package water-packed soft tofu, pressed and cut into (1-inch) cubes
  13. 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic to pan; sautu00e9 30 seconds or until lightly browned. Add curry paste; sautu00e9 1 minute, stirring constantly...
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Tofu Egg Rolls

Tofu Egg Rolls


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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 lb lean ground beef, pork or chicken
  2. 1 pkg (brick) firm tofu
  3. 2 tsp minced ginger
  4. 1 tsp minced garlic
  5. 2 cups shredded coleslaw, chopped
  6. 3 green onions, chopped
  7. 1 pkg egg roll wrappers
  8. canola oil
  9. 2 tbs teriyaki sauce
  10. plum sauce
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu in TofuXpress for 1 hour. Use a fork to smash the Tofu and create the texture of ground meat. Stir-fry meat and Tofu together in a skillet over high heat until meat is browned. Add Ginger, Onion, Coleslaw, and Garlic. Cook mixture for another 2 minutes. Allow to cool. Fill wrappers with mixture. Fill skillet with Canola Oil and heat to 350 degrees or medium high heat...
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Tofu “Caprese” Salad

Tofu “Caprese” Salad


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Ingredients
  1. Tofu, pressed
  2. 1 Large Tomoato
  3. 10 Basil Leaves
Dressing
  1. 1/4 cup White Wine
  2. 1/4 cup White wine vinegar
  3. 1/3 tsp Salt
  4. Black Pepper
  5. 1/2 Garlic Clove
  6. 1/2 Fresh red chili
  7. 1 Tbsp Olive oil (EVO)
Instructions
  1. Press tofu in TofuXpress.
  2. Cut tofu into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  3. Slice tomatoes into 1/2 inch thick slices..
  4. Crush and mince garlic. Mix it with the wine vinegar, white wine, salt, pepper and chili.
  5. Cook in a pan until the lmixture has reduced to half. Let cool.
  6. Take tomatoes and tofu and add onion and olive oil. Mix well.
  7. Place tomatoes, tofu and basil alternately as shown in picture on a serving dish. Drizzle dressing on top.
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Miso Soup

Miso Soup


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Ingredients
  1. Miso soup (1 can or powdered packet or paste)
  2. 1 block of firm or extra firm tofu
  3. 1 green onion finely sliced
Instructions
  1. Place entire brick of tofu in TofuXpress and allow to press for 1/2 hour. Remove tofu from TofuXpress. Follow instructions provided on packaging to make Miso Soup. Bring Miso soup to a simmer or low boil. Dice tofu into u00bd inch cubes and place in miso soup. Add Green Onion. Allow to heat thoroughly for approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Serve hot.
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