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)
Savory tofu and sweet corn rolled up in a tortilla and smothered in a spicy sauce – ¡olé!
Sweet, creamy, and oh-so-rich. (And vegan!)
Creamy, savory, and just a bit sour – this thick tofu-cashew mixture is perfect on potato pancakes and many Mexican dishes.
Chewy tofu with a rich, herby coating.
A simple pasta salad with lots of flavor.
Chicharrones are bits of deep-fried pork belly much beloved in Latin America. This adaptation offers veg*ns the same greasy, chewy goodness.
Crisp and delicious, you’ll want to make it again and again.
Crispy little nuggets of baked tofu, perfect for kids to dip in a favorite sauce or two.
A delicious spinach filling tucked inside crêpes and served with a cheesy sauce – and all vegan.
One of the things I miss most as a veggie is barbecue sauce, since it’s typically eaten with steak or ribs. What can a vegetarian eat barbecue sauce with? Fried tofu!