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Tofu Parmigiana

Submitted by: Jill

Prep Time: approx. 25 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 20 Minutes

” Breaded tofu alla parmigiana. You’ll just about swear this is
eggplant or veal! One of my husband’s favorites, and he doesn’t
even suspect! Serve with a simple crisp green salad,
angel hair pasta, and garlic bread. ”

Ingredients
1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried oregano
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 clove garlic, minced
4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
1 In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese,
1 teaspoon oregano, and salt and black pepper.

2 Slice tofu into 1/4 inch thick slices, and place in bowl of cold water.
One at a time, press tofu slices into crumb mixture, turning to coat all sides.

3 Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook tofu slices
until crisp on one side. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil,
turn, and brown on the other side.

4 Combine tomato sauce, basil, garlic, and 1 teaspoon oregano.
Place a thin layer of sauce in an 8 inch square baking pan.
Arrange tofu slices in the pan. Spoon remaining sauce over tofu.
Top with shredded mozzarella and 3 tablespoons Parmesan.

5 Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Calories 300
Protein 19g
Total Fat 18g
Sodium 991mg
Cholesterol 21mg
Carbohydrates 18g
Fiber 2g

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Tofu Tacos

Submitted by: Donna
” A great taco without the meat. “

Ingredients:
1 (12 or 16 ounce) package garden herb tofu, crumbled
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 lime, juiced
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
8 to 10 taco shells, heated
2 cups shredded lettuce
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 avocado – peeled, pitted and diced
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup salsa

Directions:
1 Over a medium heat fry the tofu, oil, garlic and onion in a
large skillet for 5 minutes. Add the chili powder, paprika,
cayenne, cumin, salt, lime juice and tomato sauce to the skillet and stir.
Cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the cilantro. Spoon mixture in a serving bowl.
2 Spoon the tofu mixture into taco shells. Top the mixture with lettuce,
tomatoes, avocado, Cheddar cheese and salsa.

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