Herbed Tofu Cakes
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
10
YIELD
10 appetizers
PREP TIME
30 mins

Herbed Tofu Cakes

Ingredients
  • 1  16  ounce package firm tofu (fresh bean curd), drained
  • 1   large carrot, finely shredded (2/3 cup)
  • 2   green onions, chopped
  • 1/4  cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2   tablespoons snipped fresh mint
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3  cup all-purpose flour
  • 2   tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2   tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2  of a cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2  of a mango, seeded, peeled, and chopped
  • 1   recipe Dipping Sauce, recipe below
  •  Fresh mint (optional)
Dipping Sauce
  • 4   tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2   tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1   teaspoon chili garlic sauce

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Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. In large bowl mash tofu with a fork. Add carrot, green onions, cilantro, mint, garlic, flour, and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce; stir to combine.
2. 
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Tightly pack some of the tofu mixture into a 1/4-cup metal measuring cup. Unmold into the hot skillet by tapping measuring cup in bottom of skillet. Repeat to make 5 patties. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until browned and heated through. Remove to a baking sheet; keep warm in oven while cooking remaining 5 patties.
3. 
To serve, top tofu cakes with cucumber and mango. Serve with mint and Dipping Sauce. Makes 10 appetizers.
Dipping Sauce
1. 
Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. In large bowl mash tofu with a fork. Add carrot, green onions, cilantro, mint, garlic, flour, and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce; stir to combine.
2. 
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Tightly pack some of the tofu mixture into a 1/4-cup metal measuring cup. Unmold into the hot skillet by tapping measuring cup in bottom of skillet. Repeat to make 5 patties. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until browned and heated through. Remove to a baking sheet; keep warm in oven while cooking remaining 5 patties.
3. 
To serve, top tofu cakes with cucumber and mango. Serve with mint and Dipping Sauce. Makes 10 appetizers.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 91, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 9, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 5, vit. A (IU) 1701, vit. C (mg) 7, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 20, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 393, Potassium (mg) 187, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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