Vegetarian Tofu

Tofu is a classic vegetarian ingredient with the versatility to replace meat in many pasta dishes, quiches, soups, and casseroles. This vegetarian recipe collection provides many creative ways to prepare tofu.

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Tofu adds protein to this seasoned potato side dish.

Thai Noodles

Better Homes and Gardens

This vegetarian noodle dinner can be made with soy nut or peanut butter.

Mushroom, Cheese, and Vegetable Strudel

Vegetarian Times

Newly available whole-wheat phyllo dough lends a wholesome, nutty taste and golden color to the finished strudel. Veganizing this recipe is a snap too--simply substitute vegan cream cheese and vegan Cheddar cheese.

Fried Tofu and Watercress Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Tofu, with crisp, crunchy coating tops this medley of greens for a main dish vegetarian salad.

Total: 30 mins

Fried Tofu with Spicy Ginger-Sesame Sauce

Food & Wine

Tofu is an unlikely partner for red wine, but in this recipe by Young Hwa Chung--wife of Dana Estates owner Hi Sang Lee--a soy-ginger glaze works well with the winery's Cabernet Sauvignon.

Total: 25 mins

Tropical Raspberry Smoothie

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Total: 5 mins

Sweet and Spicy Spring Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

The ginger-lime dressing tossed with broccoli and coconut are a fresh twist for serving spring rolls.

Total: 25 mins

Broccoli with Ginger Tofu

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this soy-rich Asian-style meal recipe of rice, broccoli, tofu, and cashews. It's ready to serve in 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Vegetables with Tofu

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy tofu and vegetables flavored with soy and sesame oil. Tofu is a low-fat, inexpensive, rich source of protein that contains no cholesterol.

Total: 45 mins

Tofu And Cheese-Stuffed Shells

Better Homes and Gardens

You can pack protein into your pasta by adding tofu, and no one will ever know.

Spicy Grilled Tofu and Green Bean Salad

Vegetarian Times

This is a hearty side dish, or when doubled, a fine salad supper.

Tofu-Salad Sandwiches

Food & Wine

In this riff on a classic egg-salad sandwich, Melissa Rubel Jacobson stirs finely chopped silken tofu with mayonnaise, mustard, chives and crunchy celery, then spreads it on whole wheat toast. To mimic the yellowish color of egg salad, she sometimes adds a little turmeric, but it's not necessary.

Total: 15 mins

Crunchy Tofu Tacos

Food & Wine

From his Pepto-pink truck, Joe Kim of the Flying Pig sells French-Asian tacos and sliders all around L.A., playfully combining ingredients like the fried tofu and peanuts here.

Total: 45 mins

Grilled Tofu with Asparagus and Nori Vinaigrette

Food & Wine

Lee Anne Wong plays with an array of Asian ingredients to create a wonderful marinade for extra-firm tofu or high-fiber tempeh (cakes made from fermented whole soy beans). Tempeh's nutty flavor and grainy texture make it an acquired taste, but Wong loves it here.

Total: 50 mins

Tofu, Eggplant, and Shiitake Noodle Soup

Food & Wine

The base for this tofu, eggplant, and shiitake katiev ("noodle soup" in Cambodian) is a made-from-scratch vegetable stock with a long ingredient list, including two types of cabbage and dried Chinese mushrooms. To simplify the Cambodian noodle soup, we added fewer vegetables to store-bought vegetable broth.

Total: 50 mins
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