Vegetarian recipes and info
Tofu is commonly used in vegetarian cooking thanks to its high protein, low fat, and flexibility of use. Here are just a few of the many different ways to enjoy tofu.
(Shown here from left to right: silken tofu, smoked tofu, firm tofu)
Sweet and tangy marinated tofu makes a fine fake pastrami. Serve it with quinoa or rice, or thinly slice for sandwiches.
Most mock meatballs are made mostly of tofu or tempeh, but this unique recipe uses eggplant and walnuts to great effect. And before you serve them with something like catsup, try one plain – you’ll be amazed at the depth of flavor.
This is a very simple recipe for vegan cream cheese made from everyday ingredients. I prefer a slightly more complicated but much tastier tofu-cashew cream cheese.
These crispy tofu sticks are delicious dipped into a creamy sauce.
Soft, crisp tofu "meatballs" are delicious on top of pasta or just dunked into marinara sauce.
Spinach dip is a classic at parties, but this vegan version is even better.
Tofu combined with roasted red peppers makes a delicious veggie burger.
Fried tofu is easy to make and has a nice chewy/crunchy texture.
These crunchy corn pancakes, called pergedel jagung in Indonesian, are held together beautifully with just a bit of silken tofu and flour.
You can’t go wrong with creamy spinach dotted with cubes of savory baked tofu in place of the traditional paneer.