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Mustard Crusted Tofu with Strawberries

Pressed tofu is marinated with Dijon mustard, strawberries and honey, then breaded with flakey Panko breadcrumbs and cashews before being baked crisp in the oven. Strawberries are reduced with honey and balsamic vinegar to balance the sweet and savory in this playful dinner

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Tofu au Vin

This meatless take of the French classic Coq au Vin slowly simmers tofu with pearl onions, mushroom, red wine and vegetable broth. The veggie version cuts hours off the cooking time so you’ll be sitting down to dinner just a half hour after you’ve started cooking.

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Jamaican Jerk Tofu

This is the kind of miracle dish that can convert anyone to tofu. The Jamaican “jerk” seasoning is sure-to-please. It’s sort of like barbeque and sort of like curry, savory and sweet at the same time.

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Tofu Almond Stir-Fry

Hoisin is a Cantonese dipping sauce made from sweet potatoes, vinegar, garlic and chili peppers; you can find it in the Asian ingredients section of most supermarkets. Here, it adds immense flavor to tofu, which gets a pre-soak in vegetable broth for even more flavor.

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Roasted Fennel with Tofu and Oranges

Tofu is an excellent meatless source of iron and pairing tofu with citrus fruit in this Asian-inspired dish is doubly beneficial: it’s delicious, of course, but the vitamin C in the fruit also aids in iron absorption. This recipe comes to us from Olga of Mango & Tomato.

Serves 1-2

For the marinade:

1/4 teaspoon red pepper

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Thai Tofu Pumpkin Curry

Green beans, bell peppers and chunks of pumpkin are seasoned sweet and spicy with chilis, curry paste and coconut water. Kaffir lime leaves and Thai basil’s herbal notes add depth to the flavor of this curry, finished off with a bright squeeze of lime.

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Mushroom Tofu Scramble

Mushrooms and onions are seasoned with Indian spices and sautéed with crumbled tofu. This quick breakfast scramble is easily edited to incorporate whatever veggies you have in the fridge.

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Scrambled Tofu Florentine

Onion and tofu crumbles are seasoned with thyme, paprika and turmeric for a savory smoky taste. Lemon juice and sliced radishes infuse this fragrant scramble with tart flavors and a refreshing crunch

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Pineapple Ginger Tofu over Edamame

Tofu is marinated in pineapple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar and fresh ginger before it’s charred on the grill. The tofu sits on a refreshing edamame pineapple jalepeno ginger salad, which mimics the flavors of the marinade

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Tomato Tofu Scramble

Crumbed tofu gets a golden yellow glow thanks to a spoonful of turmeric in this vegan take on scrambled eggs. We pair tofu with tomatoes, but it can be cooked up with almost any vegetable, such as leftover roasted potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, or roasted bell peppers. For a fluffier scramble, we recommend pressing the tofu

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Teriyaki Tofu Broccolette on Wild Rice

With homemade teriyaki sauce, pan-fried tofu, sautéed red bell pepper, broccolette, and hearty wild rice, this stir-fry has it all. This recipe makes extra teriyaki sauce, because I love to have this sauce in my fridge to serve over veggies or rice. —Marea Goodman, co-author of Straight from the Earth.

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Spinach Salad with Baked Tofu and Carrot Ginger Dressing

This light, refreshing salad is a perfect side that can also stand on its own thanks to the protein-rich spinach and tofu. To save time, you can press the tofu and make the peanut sauce and dressing the night before for a quicker and easier prep time!

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Tamari Tofu Scramble

This breakfast scramble brings together the holy trinity of French cooking as onions, carrots and celery are sautéed on the stove. Tofu is seasoned with turmeric, cumin, balsamic vinegar and tamari then scrambled with the sautéed veggies.

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Tofu Escabeche with Bamboo Rice and Mango Slaw

Escabeche is a Mediterranean marinading technique typically used on chicken or fish. In this recipe, the technique brings an acidic, mustardy flavor to crispy tofu. The dish features a bed of bamboo-infused rice and is complimented by a side of cabbage and mango slaw. This recipe comes to us from Purple Carrot.

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Cauliflower Tofu Chickpea Curry

Tofu and cauliflower are the perfect blank canvas to carry the Indian flavors of mustard seeds, ginger, curry powder and cayenne pepper. Chickpeas bring their protein and hearty mouth feel to this one pot wonder

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