If you’re wondering how to cook tofu, or just need some new plant based meals to cook up, you’ve come to the right place!
We’ve compiled this amazing list of easy Tofu Recipes for you to cook up.
This Tofu recipes list includes everything from stir fry dishes to stews, tacos to curries, and even some great tofu-based desserts.
Cook your way through these great tofu recipes, even your meat eating friends will enjoy these tasty dishes!
The Best Tofu Recipes:
1. Tofu Stir Fry
We’re starting this vegetarian Tofu recipes list with a Tofu Stir Fry. This vegan Tofu Stir Fry is bursting with a rainbow of colors and flavor! Perfect for a one pot weeknight dinner.
This simple stir fry turns out so good with a delicious stir fry sauce, which you can’t go wrong with it.
2. Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps
These Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps are a delicious plant-based meal to incorporate into your weeknight dinners!
Pan fried tofu and veggies are cooked in a tasty spicy sauce, which is then served in lettuce cups. These wraps really have all the best flavors in one bite.
3. Air Fryer Tofu
If you’re looking for a quick and flavorful protein to add to your meal, this crispy Tofu in the Air Fryer is an absolute winner recipe.
No sticking to the pan, no splashing oil. If you want to make really crispy, crunchy tofu at home without a lot of fuss, you have to try this recipe.
4. Spicy Tofu Burgers
This Spicy Tofu Burgers recipe is juicy and flavorful! Pile it high with your favorite toppings and enjoy at your next cookout.
Newly vegetarian, or looking to lessen your meat intake? This Spicy Tofu Burger recipe will not only make you drool, but your dinner guests as well.
5. Teriyaki Tofu Bowls with Cauliflower Rice
This Teriyaki Tofu Bowl with Cauliflower Rice is a bowl full of colorful goodness that’s sure to inspire anyone looking for a fresh, vibrant and vegan recipe.
Crammed with protein packed teriyaki tofu pieces, hearty fresh veggies and cauliflower rice, it’s a healthy and low carb dinner.
6. Tofu Tacos
Tofu Tacos are what easy dinners are made of!
These vegan Tofu Tacos is made with savory, spiced tofu crumble and served in a soft tortilla for a healthy Taco Tuesday.
7. Tofu Drunken Noodles
Who needs delivery when you can make your own Drunken Noodles with Tofu right at home. These easy to make udon noodles are sweet, spicy, and saucy, with hearty fresh veggies.
This will be one of your favorite tofu recipes.
8. Tofu Pad Thai
The best vegan Tofu Pad Thai recipe is delicious, simple and better than take out.
An authentic taste made with pantry staples in under 30 minutes. The pad Thai peanut sauce is so flavorful and balanced, which makes a perfect dish and will satisfy your Asian food craving.
9. How to Grill Delicious Tofu (2 Different Ways)
If you’re wondering how to make grilled Tofu that’s bursting with flavor and won’t fall apart on the grill, this recipe will show you some great tricks.
Whether you make tofu directly on the grill, or on skewers, you will have perfectly cooked tofu every time.
10. Vegan Mapo Tofu
Get ready for some serious spice! Here is a simple and delicious vegan version of the classic Sichuan dish, Mapo Tofu.
This dish has all the flavors that you need: numbing, spicy, salty and sweet, all in one dish. Serve this amazing mapo tofu with jasmine rice.
11. Tofu Scrambled
Tofu Scrambled, a vegan alternative to scrambled eggs. This plant-based recipe is so easy to make, high in protein, and ready in 25 minutes.
This hearty and healthy Tofu Scrambled with veggies will be loved by both the vegan and non vegan crowd.
12. Sundubu Jjigae or Korean Soft Tofu Stew
This warm and comforting Sundubu Jjigae is loaded with velvety soft tofu, vegetables and mushrooms blanketed in a rich and savory broth.
The recipe calls for simple ingredients to make the best soft tofu stew in less than 20 minutes, in the comfort of your home.
13. Roasted Tofu with Quinoa
Roasted Tofu with Quinoa is pretty easy, super healthy and has an intense flavor. You can use leftover quinoa salad, or make fresh with some steamed snow peas.
It is the ultimate roasted tofu recipe, which is a filling, plant based meal that the whole family will love.
14. Tofu Tostadas
Tofu Tostadas will be your go to dinner recipe when you need something easy and homemade.
They Tofu Tostadas are so tasty, and are a perfect meal that everyone gets excited for. This will be one of your favorite tofu recipes.
15. Vietnamese Spring Roll with Crispy Tofu
These fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Crispy Tofu are vegan and gluten free. You will love these healthy, rice paper rolls with crispy tofu, julienned vegetables, cilantro, mint and vermicelli noodles.
Serve with almond butter dipping sauce for extra deliciousness.
16. Tofu Power Bowls
These Tofu Power Bowls are packed with the nutrition power of flavorful ingredients. It’s the perfect lunch to get you through the day, and keeps you full and satisfied.
Best of all it’s delicious, and has the color combination of plant foods, home-baked tofu, and the best creamy peanut sauce dressing.
17. Easy Vegan Fried Rice
You’ll love this Vegan Fried Rice recipe! A keeper recipe that is super tasty, better than takeout vegan fried rice with tofu and lots of veggies.
It will be your favorite once you try it. it’s easy, completely plant-based, and perfect to satisfy those sudden Chinese take-out cravings.
18. Spicy Sofritas Tofu
Spicy Sofritas Tofu is even better than the real thing! It’s a spicy, crispy, filling and perfect for tacos, burritos, bowls, nachos, or just on its own.
Nothing packs as much flavor and spice as a big scoop of saucy sofritas. This recipe makes an even better version of this vegetarian takeout favorite at home.
19. Five Spice Tofu with Sesame Noodles
Five Spice Tofu with Sesame Noodles is so delicious and packed full of flavors. The combination of five spices rescues nearly anything it touches, and certainly works wonders with this tofu and sesame noodles recipe.
This is a comforting and simple recipe that you can cook at home.
20. Tofu Tikka Masala
Tofu Tikka Masala will soon be your family’s favorite recipe! It is spiced, marinated tofu cubes in a luxurious, luscious and creamy curry sauce.
This delicious Tofu Tikka Masala is a vegetarian curry which is best enjoyed with naan, rice or any flatbread of your choice.
21. Vegan Tofu Breakfast Burritos
These Vegan Tofu Breakfast Burritos are mouthwatering, indulgent and as loaded as your classic breakfast burritos.
Filled with potatoes, eggless egg salad, cheese and vegan mayo, they are all rolled up in a spinach tortilla. Enjoy a hearty breakfast which is very satisfying and filling.
22. Sweet and Sour Tofu Rice Bowls
Sweet and Sour Tofu Rice Bowls are one of the comfort foods, and are easy enough to make any night of the week.
The tofu is crisp with a perfect texture, and the sweet and sour sauce is unbelievably delicious. It comes together quickly, and tastes amazing as meal prep too.
23. Vegan Turmeric Pineapple Tofu Kabobs
These Vegan Turmeric Pineapple Tofu Kabobs are super simple to throw together, and great for grilling season.
The tofu can be prepped and marinated ahead of time, making assembly quick and easy. These gentle spiced tofu kabobs are both vegan and gluten free.
24. Sesame Crusted Tofu Steak
Who needs take out, when you can make delicious Sesame Crusted Tofu Steaks at home?
A thick crust of black and white sesame seeds coats a slab of tofu, and all is coated with a simple teriyaki sauce infused with sweet and tangy flavor.
It’s just as fun and flavorful as takeout, but it’s so much healthier.
25. Crispy Vegetable Tofu Dumplings
These Crispy Vegetable Tofu Dumplings are filled with goodness, and are an absolute treat for you!
They are guaranteed to impress, and you can serve them with a sauce of your choice. They feature a flavorful tofu filling with veggies for crunch, and then pan-fried to crispy perfection.
26. Agedashi Tofu
Agedashi Tofu recipe is a must-try appetizer from Japanese restaurants.
Crispy outside, deep fried soft tofu inside served with a sophisticated flavored sauce called tentsuyu, this has umami flavor and is a to die for Japanese dish.
27. Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Crispy Tofu with Honey Sesame Glaze
These Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Crispy Tofu with Honey Sesame Glaze are very simple and delicious.
This vegetarian meal is full of flavor and filling. Serve over rice and make a full hearty and healthy meal. Perfect weeknight meal for your loved ones.
28. Sheet Pan BBQ Tofu
This Sheet Pan BBQ Tofu recipe makes the ultimate vegetarian sheet pan dinner! One of the best things about tofu is its ability to soak up whatever flavors, marinade or spices you season it with.
The crispy, jagged edges, bold, smoky flavor and blanket of BBQ sauce makes this recipe extremely delicious, and everyone will enjoy it.
29. Generals Tso’s Tofu
Generals Tso’s Tofu recipe is one of those comfort food dishes that you make when a serious takeout craving hits, but you still want to cook at home to save a few calories and dollars.
This recipe is the perfect balance of spicy, sweet and savory. It’s loaded with protein and comes together in 45 minutes.
30. Thai Inspired Green Curry Tofu
This Thai Inspired Green Curry Tofu is rich, creamy and delicious.
Made with crispy tofu, your choice of veggies, spicy green curry paste and coconut milk, it’s a perfect comforting vegan meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
It’s a simple and healthy recipe that’s bursting with Thai flavor, and is surely one of the tastiest tofu recipes.
31. Tofu Vegan Nachos with Cashew Cheese Sauce
Looking to experiment with plant based ground meat? These Tofu Vegan Nachos with Cashew Cheese Sauce are the perfect recipe to play around.
Roll over all of your favorite nachos ingredients, crumbled tofu and topped with cashew cheese sauce. Perfect vegetarian appetizer for your next get together.
32. Vegetarian Chow Mein
This Vegetarian Chow Mein recipe features marinated tofu and lots of vegetables. It’s a delicious easy meal to make and will keep you feeling full for hours.
With fresh chow mein noodles and a simple sauce, takeout at home has never tasted better. This easy recipe comes together in just 15 minutes, and the entire family will love it.
33. Japchae (Korean Glass Noodles)
This Japchae recipe is a traditional Korean glass noodle dish made with sweet potato starch noodles.
It is made of stir fried colorful vegetables and plant-based protein, which is tossed together with a sweet and savory soy based sauce.
This is a simple, easy and delicious version of vegetarian Japchae, that cuts down a lot of the prep and cook time.
34. Vegan Pots De Creme (Tofu Chocolate Pudding)
This Vegan Pots De Creme recipe is creamy, rich and smooth. It’s not icy or weirdly textured at all, as many alternative type frozen desserts can be.
This delicious Tofu Chocolate Pudding will surely become your favorite dairy-free dessert recipe.
35. Tofu Smoothie with Fruit
If you are looking for a vegan fruit smoothie, or simply one that is made without dairy, this Tofu Smoothie is perfect for you.
The silken tofu blends up beautifully to make a creamy shake, while offering a healthy dose of protein.
Frozen fruits and bananas bring vitamins and minerals, as well as color and flavor to this refreshing drink.
Tips for Cooking with Tofu
- Tofu is high in protein and low in calories, making it a healthy option for those watching their weight.
- Tofu is easy to cook with and can be added to many different recipes.
- When cooking with tofu, it is important to drain and press the tofu before cooking it. This will help to remove any excess water and give the tofu a firmer texture.
- Tofu can be marinated before cooking it to add extra flavor.
- Tofu can be cooked in a variety of ways including baking, frying, grilling, and stir-frying.
- Tofu is a versatile ingredient that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes.
- the firmer the block of tofu you’re working with, the firmer your end result will be.
- When storing tofu, it is important to keep it refrigerated in an airtight container.
- Tofu can be frozen for up to six months
Whether it’s sautéed and served up in a stir fry, tossed with veggies and seasonings as part of a salad, or incorporated into comforting casseroles, there’s no shortage of delicious tofu recipes.
Experiment with flavors and spices that you love combined with any type of cooking method for creative dishes that are both palate pleasing and nutritious. Now let these tasty tofu recipes inspire you to get creative in the kitchen! Bon appetit!
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