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Southwestern Tofu Scramble

Southwestern Tofu Scramble


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Ingredients
  1. 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  2. 1 14-ounce package firm water-packed tofu, pressed and crumbled
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  4. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  6. 1 small zucchini, diced
  7. 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed (can also used canned or corn of cob depending on season)
  8. 4 scallions, sliced
  9. 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  10. 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  11. 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add tofu, chili powder, cumin and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, until the tofu begins to brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan...
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Grilled Veggie and Tofu Stack with Balsamic and Mint

Grilled Veggie and Tofu Stack with Balsamic and Mint


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Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  2. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  3. 2/3 cup olive oil
  4. 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh mint leaves plus sprigs for garnish
  5. 1 12-ounce container extra-firm tofu, cut crosswise into 8 slices, pressed with Tofu Xpress
  6. 1 zucchini, trimmed, cut lengthwise into four 4-inch-long slices
  7. 1 red bell pepper, rounded ends trimmed, seeded, cut lengthwise into 4 pieces
  8. 1 Japanese eggplant, trimmed, cut lengthwise into four 4-inch-long slices
  9. 4 3-inch-diameter portobello or shiitake mushrooms, stems removed
  10. 1 small head of radicchio, quartered through root end
Instructions
  1. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat)...
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Grilled Lemon Rosemary Tofu

Grilled Lemon Rosemary Tofu

Serves 2


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Ingredients
  1. 1 package (14 oz.) water-packed super firm tofu, pressed and sliced into 3 wide slices (or 6 short slices)
Marinade
  1. Juice of 1 large lemon (about u00bc cup)
  2. 1 Tbsp. tamari soy sauce
  3. 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil or canola oil
  4. 2 tsp fresh rosemary, minced (or 1 tsp dried)
  5. 3 cloves garlic, minced or grated with a Microplane
  6. A few shakes (or grinds) black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine the ingredients for the marinade in a shallow pie dish or small baking dish. Soak the tofu slices in marinade for 1 hour, flipping once halfway through...
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Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Serves 8


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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 to 1 pound lasagna noodles
  2. 2 packages (10 ounces) frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  3. 1 package (16 ounces) firm tofu (not silken), pressed using TofuXpress
  4. 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (optional)
  5. 1/4 cup nondairy milk (such as rice, oat, soy, almond, or hazelnut), or as needed
  6. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 2 peeled garlic cloves
  7. Juice from 1/2 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
  8. 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil (about 20 leaves)
  9. 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  10. 4 to 6 cups tomato or pasta sauce of your choice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions or use “no-boil” lasagna noodles. Drain and set aside.
  3. Dr...
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Garden Tofu Scramble

Garden Tofu Scramble


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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb extra firm tofu (I use White Wave Reduced Fat Tofu drained and pressed
  2. 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  3. 4 green onions, chopped
  4. 3 tsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  5. 1 tsp turmeric
  6. 1 tsp garlic powder
  7. 1 tsp cumin
  8. 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  9. 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  10. 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  11. 1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets
  12. 2 cups packed spinach leaves
Instructions
  1. Using your hands, crumble tofu into a bowl and set aside. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Sautu00e9 green onions 3 minutes until slightly softened, then mix in tofu and sautu00e9 for 2 minutes more. Add soy sauce, stir well, and cook for 2 minutes more...
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Marinated Baked Tofu

Marinated Baked Tofu


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block extra firm tofu
  2. 3 TBSP soy sauce u20282 garlic cloves, minced
  3. 1 TSPB fresh grated ginger
  4. 1 TBSP sesame oil
  5. 1 TBSP rice vinegar
  6. 2 tsp agave nectar or brown sugar
  7. 1 TBSP olive oil
  8. 1 tsp sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Drain tofu using TofuXpress and cut. Depending on your use, you can cut the tofu into strips, cubes, or flat squares (which is what I did here).
  2. Mix all other ingredients except olive oil and pour over tofu into the TofuXpress. Secure marinating lid.
  3. Refrigerate overnight (can marinade for longer if needed).
  4. Lightly grease baking sheet with olive oil.
  5. Arrange tofu in single layer on sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes...
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Thai Coconut-Crusted Tofu Hearts

Thai Coconut-Crusted Tofu Hearts

Serves 4


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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb extra firm tofu, pressed
  2. Marinade
  3. 3 tsp Thai red curry paste
  4. 1 tsp creamy peanut butter (organic preferred)
  5. 1 tsp lime juice
  6. 1/2 cup lite coconut milk (or 1/4 cup regular + 1/4 cup water)
  7. 1 tsp ginger, minced
  8. 1 tsp garlic, minced
  9. Sauce
  10. reserved marinade
  11. 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter (organic preferred)
  12. 1/2 cup lite coconut milk (or 1/4 cup regular + 1/4 cup water)
  13. 1 tbsp lime juice
  14. Coconut breading
  15. heaping 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  16. 1-1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  17. 1-1/2 tbsp flour
  18. 1/4 tsp cayenne (optional, omit to keep this dish mild)
  19. Accompaniments
  20. steamed veggies and rice
Instructions
  1. Press tofu for 1 hour...
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Italian Tofu Bake

Italian Tofu Bake


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Ingredients
  1. 1 brick firm or extra firm Tofu
  2. 16 ounces Tomato Sauce, with tomato chucks (optional u2013 Add tomato paste to thicken)
  3. 2 cups Vegan Mozzarella Cheese
  4. 1 medium sweet Onion, sautu00e9ed (optional)
  5. 2 cloves Garlic, sautu00e9ed (optional)
Instructions
  1. Press tofu for 1 hour, using the TofuXpress.
  2. Cube Tofu into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Toss cubed Tofu into a non-stick casserole dish or baking pan (preferably deep enough to later add sauce and cheese).
  4. Sprinkle tofu with salt and pepper.
  5. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, or until golden brown on edges. Flip cubes after 20 minutes to evenly brown.
  6. Heat Sauce in sauce pan. (Add Onion and Garlic into Sauce).
  7. Pour Sauce over ba...
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Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble


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The Scramblers
  1. 1 package extra firm tofu, pressed for best results
  2. 2 zucchini, sliced
  3. 1 8-oz package of crimini mushrooms, sliced
  4. 4-5 cups loosely packed spinach
  5. 1 tomato, medium sized, sliced
  6. 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil
  7. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  8. 1 teaspoon thyme
  9. 2 teaspoons Mrs. Dash or other favorite seasoning mix (if with salt, omit salt below)
  10. salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Easy peasy!
  2. In a large skillet on medium heat, cook vegetables in olive oil with all seasonings until dry. You might want to taste test for spice levels. Should be a bit strong since you will be adding it to un-spiced tofu in a bit.
  3. In the same pan you cooked the vegetables, add a bit more oil if needed and...
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Fried Tofu With Rice & Veggies

Fried Tofu With Rice & Veggies


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Ingredients
  1. 1 package of extra firm tofu u2013 drained REALLY well, preferably with a TofuXpress
  2. flour
  3. salt & pepper to taste
  4. 1 cup long grain white rice
  5. 1 14 oz can vegetable broth
  6. u00bc cup white wine (or water)
  7. 3 carrots
  8. 1 potato
  9. 1 medium onion
  10. 2 cloves garlic
  11. 1 cup peas
  12. 1 cup broccoli
  13. soy sauce to taste, I used about u00bd cup
  14. worcestershire sauce to taste
  15. 1/2 cup white wine or veggie broth
  16. 2 Tbsp olive oil
  17. salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook rice per package directions using the veggie broth & wine as the liquid.
  2. While the rice is cooking, begin preparing the pre-drained tofu. Mix the flour, salt & pepper. Dice the tofu and coat well in the flour mixture.
  3. Fry in ...
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