10 recipes to make tofu tastier

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Recipes with tofu. How to prepare tofu to make it tastier and tastier? fresh tofu has a rather neutral flavor and not everyone loves it natural.

It is a very versatile ingredient, suitable for the preparation of both sweet and savory recipes, as it is able to absorb the flavors of the food it comes into contact with. So space for herbs in your city, spices, homemade sauces and marinades.


Here are 10 recipes that see tofu as the protagonist.


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Tofu al pomodoro

One of the simplest ideas for flavoring tofu is to prepare it "alla pizzaiola", that is, adding a few tablespoons of tomato sauce and a teaspoon of Origan during cooking in a pan, so that it can be flavored. In addition, you can season the sauce to taste with spices such as curry or chilli to make the dish spicy.

Golden tofu

Il trick to obtain a perfectly golden, tasty and crunchy tofu consists in removing as much moisture and excess water as possible before browning in the pan. Cut the tofu into slices about half a centimeter thick, sprinkle them with a pinch of sale up and let them rest for 15 minutes. Before cooking in a pan with oil, dry them very well with a kitchen towel. Cook until golden brown. The result will be surprising.

Scrambled tofu

To prepare scrambled tofu you will simply need a non-stick pan, a wooden spoon for mixing, a cutting board and a knife. to crumble the tofu into irregular pieces. Meanwhile, heat two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Then pour in the tofu and mix. Add the ingredients for seasoning: turmeric powder, curry and ginger. Mix carefully so that your scrambled tofu acquires an even color. Cooking is fast, it takes about 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the degree of crunchiness desired for the tofu.



Tofu and buckwheat salad

The tofu and buckwheat salad is perfect for preparing a summer dish, simple and nutritious. cold dish perfect to be consumed also on the beach or in the office during the working lunch break.
You will need tofu, buckwheat, cherry tomatoes, sunflower seeds and basil. Here you will find the complete recipe to follow step by step.

Tofu miso soup

Tofu becomes very tasty when used as an ingredient for the preparation of zuppa di miso. The merit is the unmistakable taste of miso and the presence of many vegetables, which flavor the tofu during cooking, together with the spices and herbs in your city. Find out here the complete recipe for making tofu miso soup.

Spinach and tofu meatballs

Tofu is a perfect ingredient for preparing tasty dishes vegetable meatballs. It will tend to absorb the flavor of the vegetables, herbs and spices you use. This recipe suggests choosing boiled spinach, ginger and pepper. THU all the instructions for the preparation and the complete list of ingredients.

Tofu skewers

To prepare tasty tofu skewers, leave it marinate for at least half an hour in a bowl with water, to which add a little bit of soy sauce. Cut the tofu into cubes and arrange the skewers to cook in a pan, alternating them with seasonal vegetables, or olives and mushrooms. Find out here how to prepare a batter for baking verdure in tempura.



Crispy tofu sticks

To get really crunchy tofu sticks, prepare a thick batter, gradually adding cold water or beer to the flour. You can complete the breading with breadcrumbs, sesame seeds or finely chopped dried fruit, such as almonds or walnuts. This way your tofu sticks will be ready to cook in the pan, until golden brown.

Tofu with ginger sauce


Here's a great idea for flavoring tofu. It's about preparing one salsa a basis of ginger fresh and peanuts. Blend 4 tablespoons of peanuts with a teaspoon of oil, or use 4 tablespoons of organic peanut butter. Add 5 tablespoons of water, 1 tablespoon of vinegar, 1 teaspoon of soy sauce, 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh ginger and 1 minced clove of garlic (optional). Blend everything until you get a creamy sauce. If needed, add a little more oil. With the peanut and ginger sauce, season with fresh diced or stir-fried tofu.

Fruit tofu mousse

Here's another one sweet recipe, to taste tofu in an original way. You can replace the strawberries in this recipe with other fruit, depending on the season. The advice is to use del tofu morbido (otherwise known as "silken tofu"), or to add a little water during preparation, to form a cream with the classic tofu. Discover the recipe on the blog healthiergang.

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