27 Tofu Recipes That Will Change The Way You Think About Vegan Food (2024)

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Whitney JeffersonPublished on December 30, 2018
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1. General Tso's Tofu

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Recreate the delicious magic of your local Chinese food place with this totally-vegan recipe that takes only 30 minutes to prepare.

2. Rustic Tofu Wild Rice Soup

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A golden, savory soup recipe that also happens to be gluten free.

3. Amazing Eggless Egg Omelette

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Pro tip: This recipe calls for silken tofu, so make sure you start with that and nothing firmer in order to get the right consistency.

4. Tomato Tart with Tofu Basil Cream

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This simple recipe will wow your tastebuds and please the eyeballs right off of your guests!

5. BBQ Tofu Corn Salad

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Perfect for summer evenings and lunches. Try the recipe here.

6. Slow Cooker Red Beans, Rice, and Tofu


Make your rice and beans even more filling by adding tofu into this traditional recipe.

8. Creamy Vegan Tuscan White Bean Kale Soup

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Silken tofu is the secret ingredient for this creamy, savory soup recipe.

9. Turmeric Pineapple Tofu Kabobs

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This recipe uses tamari rather than soy sauce, making it gluten free.

10. Vegan Parmesan Herb-Crusted Tofu


This recipe requires very little work: just press your tofu, mix your herbs into their respective bowls, and coat them as if you were frying them. Delish!

11. Baked Alaska Inspired Tofu Pudding

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This delectable dessert recipe is so chocolate-y and smooth that you'd never know there was tofu in it.

12. Crispy Beer-Battered Tofu Tacos

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This recipe shows what can happen when you beer-batter anything — it just tastes better.

13. Vegan Bibimbap

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You can substitute pretty much whatever you have on hand for this recipe, but they make good use of jasmine rice and gochujang (a Korean paste made from chili peppers).

14. Pineapple and Smoky Baked Tofu Pizza with Spicy Hoisin Barbecue Sauce

Connoisseurus Veg / Via connoisseurusveg.com

If you're someone who likes pineapple on their pizza AND tofu, look no further than this recipe.

15. Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl

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A balanced bowl with a sweet peanut-y dressing is the perfect dinner-on-the-fly recipe.

16. Nashville Hot Tofu Nuggets

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First, get all of the extra liquid in your tofu out and then toss in three different bowls and you're done! OK, this recipe is a bit more complex than that, but it's still really quick and satisfying.

17. The Perfect Tofu Scramble

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A vegan staple that everyone should know how to cook in the kitchen. Get the recipe here.

18. Smoky Butternut Squash, Tofu and Apple Breakfast Hash

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If you're a fan of savory breakfasts, try this recipe for a tasty breakfast hash.

19. Energy Boosting Smoothie


Silken tofu combines with greens and berries in this recipe for a sweet, tart treat.

20. Spicy Sesame Zoodles with Crispy Tofu

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This savory dish is the perfect way to use up any extra zucchini you may have! Get the recipe here.

21. McVegan Breakfast Sandwich

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Yeah, you can make a hell of a breakfast sandwich vegan-style with this recipe.

22. 5 Ingredient Vegetarian Sushi Bowl


Whip up your own sushi at home with this recipe.

23. Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala

This recipe takes only 15 minutes to prep. Afterwards you'll toss it into a slow cooker for another three hours.

24. Tofu Chicken Patties

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These delish patties can be made with extra-firm tofu, bread crumbs, cracker crumbs, and spices. An affordable recipe for the win.

25. Tofu Banh Mi Vegan Sliders

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Tart, savory, transformative. Get the recipe here.

26. Vegan German Cheese Spaetzle

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Who knew you could veganize this German macaroni and cheese-ish staple? Now that I do, I'll be making this recipe soon.

27. Tandoori Tofu


This quick recipe features a blend of aromatic spices like paprika, cumin, turmeric, and curry.

28. Vegan Triple Chocolate Mousse Tart with Hazelnut Crust

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I can barely stop drooling over this recipe for a chocolate-y mousse tart.

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