10 Flavor-Packed Tofu Recipes for Weight Loss
From savory to sweet, these dishes pack a powerful punch!
Think tofu is bland and flavorless? These mouthwatering recipes will change your mind about the soft, creamy blocks of bean curd forever! Not only is tofu great for low-cal diets, it brims with good-for-you soy protein, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids. Tofu is also one of the most versatile foods, making it a great base for both savory entrées and sweet desserts. Check out these 10 delicious dishes that are anything but bland!
Who needs chicken nuggets when you can munch on nutritious tofu nuggets instead? These mealtime treats are easy to make and perfect for dipping into a variety of sauces. Our suggestion? A simply delicious vegan honey mustard spread made from 1 tsp. agave, 2 tbsp. mustard, and 1 tbsp. vegan mayo.
1 pckg. firm tofu (frozen, thawed, and pressed)
1 c. unsweetened non-dairy milk
3 tbsp. vegetable bouillon
3 tbsp. mustard
1 c. panko bread crumbs
1 c. whole-wheat flour
Salt and pepper (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Take your firm tofu (frozen, thawed, and pressed for better texture), and slice it into 1 in. cubes. Mix vegan “milk”, vegetable bouillon, and mustard together. Dip cubed tofu into the “milk” mixture. Roll it into whole-wheat flour. Dip into the milk mixture again. Roll in panko crumbs. Place onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Enjoy with your hot sauce, vegan ranch dressing, ketchup, mustard, etc.
Makes 16 nuggets.
Recipe provided by Veg Obsession