Tofu and Tempeh Recipes

Tofu Vindaloo
Tofu Vindaloo

Tofu Vindaloo

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This is an easy vegetarian tofu vindaloo similar to the kind found in Indian restaurants.
Grilled Tofu Skewers with Sriracha Sauce
Grilled Tofu Skewers with Sriracha Sauce

Grilled Tofu Skewers with Sriracha Sauce

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Chunks of firm tofu are marinated with vegetables in a sauce made with sriracha, soy sauce, sesame oil, onion, and jalapeno.
Tasty Breaded Seitan
Tasty Breaded Seitan

Tasty Breaded Seitan

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Seitan has a firm, meat-like texture, and can be cooked the same way. It tastes great prepared any way, but I love it most when breaded and seasoned. Can be served with rice and veggies, mashed potatoes, or with a side of pasta.
Traditional Style Vegan Shepherd's Pie
Traditional Style Vegan Shepherd's Pie

Traditional Style Vegan Shepherd's Pie

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Shepherd's pie is pure comfort food, and this vegan version will satisfy the taste buds of the vegetarians in the crowd.
Japanese Tofu Salad
Japanese Tofu Salad

Japanese Tofu Salad

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Pressed tofu is tossed together with tomato, onion, and cilantro in an Asian-inspired vinaigrette providing a simple way of incorporating tofu into your diet. You can certainly play around with this recipe, adding whatever you like, I garnish mine with lime wedges.
Barbeque Tempeh Sandwiches
Barbeque Tempeh Sandwiches

Barbeque Tempeh Sandwiches

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I hate tofu but love tempeh and this sandwich is tangy and tasty. My boyfriend and I eat this all the time. It's great because it's vegan for him and I still like it (even though I'm not a vegetarian).
Eggless Tofu Spinach Quiche
Eggless Tofu Spinach Quiche

Eggless Tofu Spinach Quiche

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Tofu and milk are blended, then baked with spinach, garlic, onion, Cheddar and Swiss cheeses. Soy milk and cheeses may be substituted to make a veggie quiche.
Tempeh Tacos
Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos

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Spicy tempeh can be grated and simmered with onion and garlic to make a tasty meatless option for tacos, thanks to this recipe.
Tempeh Fajitas
Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh Fajitas

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Tempeh is sauteed with soy sauce, lime juice and lots of veggies including green bell peppers and spinach. Chopped green chile peppers and cilantro add a fresh kick. Serve with tortillas, refried beans and rice.
Tofu Parmigiana
Tofu Parmigiana

Tofu Parmigiana

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Breaded tofu a la 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.
Coconut Curry Tofu
Coconut Curry Tofu

Coconut Curry Tofu

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This exotic dish is easy to make, and blends the exciting flavors of ginger and chile paste with fresh vegetables in a creamy coconut milk base.
Baked Tofu Bites
Baked Tofu Bites

Baked Tofu Bites

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Tofu cubes are marinated in soy sauce, maple syrup, ketchup, vinegar, and seasonings, and then baked in the oven. The tofu can be used as a hot or cold snack or as a salad topping.
Tofu and Veggies in Peanut Sauce
Tofu and Veggies in Peanut Sauce

Tofu and Veggies in Peanut Sauce

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This is a quick and easy way to make a well balanced, delicious meal. Broccoli, red bell pepper and mushrooms are sauteed with tofu in a savory peanut sauce. Serve over your favorite rice.
Hot and Spicy Tofu
Hot and Spicy Tofu

Hot and Spicy Tofu

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Firm tofu, bell pepper, and red onion, all quickly stir fried in sweet and sour sauce. A word of caution - this is VERY spicy! If you like milder dishes, decrease the amount of pepper flakes or omit them altogether.
Crispy Barbequed Tofu Slices
Crispy Barbequed Tofu Slices

Crispy Barbequed Tofu Slices

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Sliced tofu is dipped in egg whites, floured, fried, coated with bbq sauce and grilled. My husband and two year old son love this recipe!
Thai Curry Tofu
Thai Curry Tofu

Thai Curry Tofu

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Tofu is fried, then simmered in a curry coconut sauce with cilantro. A delicious light meal that goes great with rice or noodles.
Tofu Lasagna
Tofu Lasagna

Tofu Lasagna

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Tofu is combined with eggs, spaghetti sauce, mozzarella cheese and spices. The mixture is layered with lasagna noodles and topped with more cheese.
Spinach Chickpea Curry
Spinach Chickpea Curry

Spinach Chickpea Curry

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A quick delicious Indian-style curry with spinach, chickpeas, onions, and/or whatever veggies you have. I have added cauliflower, potatoes, and sweet potatoes to this recipe in the past. All were very good. Serve with nan, pita or rice if desired.
Breaded, Fried, Softly Spiced Tofu
Breaded, Fried, Softly Spiced Tofu

Breaded, Fried, Softly Spiced Tofu

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This tofu recipe is completely gorgeous. Tofu is soaked in vegetable broth, then breaded with flour, sage, and cayenne, and deep fried. Serve with a relish or a dip of some sort (I love this with plain yogurt mixed with eggplant brinjal).
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

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The quintessential recipe, just like Gram used to make--except they're vegetarian, made with TVP instead of beef.
Vegetarian Chili
Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili

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They'll never know it's vegetarian!
Enchilada Casserole
Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole

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The inclusion of tempeh adds a good measure of protein to this spicy enchilada casserole.
Coconut Tofu Keema
Coconut Tofu Keema

Coconut Tofu Keema

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Peas, carrots, and tofu are simmered together in coconut milk with spices, creating a warm, savory Indian favorite. Serve over hot rice, with yogurt on the side.
Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry
Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry

Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry

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This is absolutely the best way to eat tofu: it has a slightly crunchy exterior while the inside is nice and soft. My 2-year-old loves it! It is a delicious, easy, quick, and inexpensive meal. Serve with Asian noodles or steamed rice.
Barbecue Tofu Sandwiches
Barbecue Tofu Sandwiches

Barbecue Tofu Sandwiches

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Slices of tofu and onion are cooked in vegetable oil until golden. Barbeque sauce is poured in the pan and everything simmers away for about ten minutes. Serve on warmed buns.
Orange Beef-Style Tofu Stir-Fry
Orange Beef-Style Tofu Stir-Fry

Orange Beef-Style Tofu Stir-Fry

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When I get a craving for orange beef, I make up this tofu stir-fry! Pieces of firm tofu in a mildly spicy orange sauce. Serve over rice noodles, and use any vegetables you like!
Vegan Lasagna I
Vegan Lasagna I

Vegan Lasagna I

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A thick tomato-based sauce is cooked up with hints of garlic, onion, parsley, and basil, and layered with a tofu and spinach filling.