Tofu is a versatile, plant-based protein that can be used in a variety of dishes. It's a great option for vegans and vegetarians, as well as those looking to reduce their meat consumption. This recipe for garlic and herb tofu is not only vegan, but it's also made with organic ingredients, making it a healthy and delicious option for any meal.
One of the best things about tofu is that it can be flavored and prepared in a variety of ways. In this recipe, we'll be marinating the tofu in a mixture of garlic, herbs, and a touch of soy sauce. This gives it a savory, delicious flavor that pairs well with a variety of side dishes.
The key to making this tofu recipe is to use organic, non-GMO tofu. Not only is it better for the environment, but organic tofu is also free from harmful pesticides and chemicals. It's also important to press the tofu for at least 15 minutes before marinating. Pressing the tofu removes excess water, giving it a firmer texture and allowing it to absorb the marinade better.
This Garlic and Herb Tofu recipe is not only delicious and easy to make but also vegan, organic and can be a great addition to any meal. You can serve it with a side of rice or quinoa and a salad, or even as a topping for a salad or grain bowl. It's perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or as a protein option for meal prep.
- 1 block of organic, non-GMO tofu
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh herbs (such as basil, oregano, or thyme)
- 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Press the tofu for at least 15 minutes to remove excess water.
- In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, herbs, soy sauce, and olive oil.
- Cut the tofu into cubes and place it in a shallow dish.
- Pour the marinade over the tofu, making sure that each piece is well coated.
- Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.
- Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the marinated tofu.
- Cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- Serve and enjoy!
This Garlic and Herb Tofu recipe is a delicious and healthy option for any meal. The combination of garlic, herbs, and soy sauce gives it a savory flavor that pairs well with a variety of side dishes. Best of all, it's vegan, organic and can be prepared in advance, making it perfect for meal prep or a quick weeknight dinner. Give it a try and let me know how it turns out!