20 Terrific Tofu Recipes

20 Terrific Tofu Recipes

Tofu recipes aren’t just for vegetarians; tofu recipes are great for anyone who wants a healthy, protein-rich meal. These simple tofu recipes will make your dinners unforgettable. Try one or try them all!

Stir Fry Tofu Recipes
Tofu Stir-Fry with Ankake Sauce: The tofu  wonderfully takes on the flavor of the sweet homemade sauce in this recipe.
Stir-Fried Tofu with Almonds:  Use firm or extra-firm tofu for stir-fries so that it will keep its shape.
Lo Mein with Tofu, Snow Peas, and Carrots: This is a quick and tasty Chinese dish of boiled noodles  that are stir-fried with plenty of veggies!
Tofu Stir Fry: Use extra firm tofu  for this recipes. Other types will fall apart during stir-frying.
Szechuan Tofu: This spicy dish mixes meat with tofu and vegetables to create an Asian-inspired main course.
 
Easy Tofu Recipes
Tofu Chili: Fast and easy to make.
Stewed Tofu with Corn and Tomatoes: This easy meal will provide you with a healthy helping of veggies and protein.
Simple Miso Tofu Soup: This Japanese favorite is so easy to make! It's ready to eat in ten minutes or less!
Sweet Hot Tofu: Coated in an assertive sauce, this tofu dish will win over even the pickiest eaters. Use bottled ginger and garlic to save time, then serve the flavorful concoction over steaming white rice.
Tofu Burger Deluxe: A burger made from tofu that is delicious, flavorful, and easy to make. It can be sauteed, steamed, grilled or broiled!
Lentils and Brown Rice with Tofu: This delicious vegetarian dish can be made quickly by cooking the lentils and brown rice the night before!
 
Vegan Tofu Recipes
Tofu Scrambles: This simple vegetarian dish is great for breakfast!
Teriyaki Tofu Triangles: This vegetarian dish  uses Asian flavors to make a memorable meal.
Tofu Burgers: These burgers are a great meatless option for your next family party or BBQ !
Eggless Tofu Quiche: This recipe is perfect for vegans or people with egg allergies. You get all the flavor of a quiche but none of the eggs!
Tofu and Potato Hash Browns: This breakfast side dish is a unique twist on traditional hash browns.

Baked Tofu Recipes
Green Salad with Avocado, Apples, and Baked Tofu: This salad is substantial enough to be a main course and it's perfect for vegetarians.
Double Tofu in Sweet and Savory Sauce: You get two different kinds of tofu  in this interesting dish!
Baked Tofu Spinach Wrap: For all you tofu-doubters out there, try this yummy wrap.
Baked Tofu Nuggets: Kids love these little nuggets! With enough sauce, nobody would even know they're tofu !
 
A Quick Tip About Calcium & Tofu:

It is important to read the label on foods to be sure of the nutrition value. Tofu can be an excellent source of calcium, but not all types of tofu are. Most tofu that is processed with calcium sulfate has about 260mg of calcium per cup. The body absorbs calcium sulfate just like it takes calcium from milk.

The alternative is tofu that is processed with nigiri, which has very little calcium. Similarly, calcium-fortified soy milk contains 300mg of calcium-equal to a cup of milk-but again you want to double check the label before you purchase soy milk because not all brands are fortified.

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