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Pesto Roasted Tofu

roasted tofu

Tofu is an easy, inexpensive meat replacement. But unless you dress it up with bold flavors, it can be pretty bland and boring.

I usually marinate tofu cubes in tamari or soy sauce with a little oil, but recently I tossed it with fresh, homemade pesto and loved the result.

This Pesto Roasted Tofu is great on top of a salad, alongside rice and white beans, or tossed with ravioli or another pasta.

roasted tofu

Make a big batch and use it throughout the week!

Pesto Roasted Tofu
 
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Use this flavorful, versatile tofu as part of any meatless meal!
Ingredients
  • 2 packages extra firm tofu, sliced and drained on paper towels for at least 15 minutes
  • ¼ cup pesto (basil, kale, spinach or any kind you like)
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Cut drained tofu into cubes and place in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet (if you can't fit the cubes in a single layer, use two baking sheets).
  3. Toss cubes with oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Place in the oven and roast for 15-20 minutes or until edges are browning.
  5. Remove from oven and toss cubes with pesto. Roast an additional 3-5 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before eating.

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