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11 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Tofu may have a bum rap, but these recipes will prove just how versatile (and delicious!) this meat-alternative really is.

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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Well Vegan

Tofu and Vegetable Pot Pie

This tofu twist on this classic tastes like it could be straight out of mom’s kitchen. It’s actually a health-forward recipe from blogger Katie Koteen of the Well Vegan. A hearty filling of tofu and winter veggies compliments its flaky exterior for a comforting meal anyone would be happy to come home to.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Well Vegan

Coconut Crusted Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce

Move over, fried chicken. With a recipe this good, you won’t even miss the meat. Blogger Kate Kasbee (the other half of Well Vegan) calls for tofu to be coated in coconut and panko breadcrumbs, then fried to golden perfection. And though these nuggets alone are worthy of first place in your heart, they’re even better drizzled in homemade sweet chili sauce. Here are 6 ways to help you go vegetarian if you’ve been thinking about it.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Annie Markowitz

Cinnamon French Tofu Sticks with Chocolate Syrup

If you’re in search of something sweet, these finger-licking good French toast sticks from food blogger Annie Markowitz (aka VegAnnie) will kill the craving without the carbs. They’re pan-fried with cinnamon-sugar and topped with chocolate goodness, making this recipe tempting enough to turn to tofu even for breakfast or dessert. Can’t live without the sweet stuff? Here are 8 legitimate reasons you should eat dessert every day.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Annie Markowitz

BBQ Tofu Burger

We love a good backyard summer soiree just as much as the next person, but when temps don’t permit, Markowitz suggests feeding your friends this tangy, grill-free BBQ tofu burger. Even without ever hitting the barbecue, it’s seriously smoky in flavor and packed with healthy protein. Don’t miss these 12 tips that will teach you how to become vegan.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Mary Ellen Valverde

Green Curry with Tofu

This wholesome tofu recipe from blogger Mary Ellen Valverde will have you seeing green, and for all the right reasons. It’s not only chock-full of green veggies (practically every variety you could imagine), but it’s also coated in a creamy green curry coconut sauce, making it a healthful and flavorful choice. Find out the 20 world-famous dishes vegetarians can finally eat.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Mary Ellen Valverde

Simple Tofu Scramble

Spice up your standard morning meal with an egg alternative that tastes just like the real deal. Whether you’re rushing to get out the door, or fueling up for a lazy Saturday, just ten minutes and a few fresh ingredients are all you need to make this delicious tofu dish from Valverde. But if eggs are a morning-must, try one of these 10 easy ways to add some flair to your average scrambled variety.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Kara Lydon

Collard Green Wraps with Tofu and Thai Peanut Sauce

Boston-based dietitian Kara Lydon created this recipe with nutrition in mind. She swaps carbs for collards, stuffing them with tofu and various kinds of spiced-up veggies. And though her combo doesn’t require stove time, she suggests adding in your favorite grains for a filling meal that’s guaranteed to keep you going. For inspiration, check out these 7 ancient grains that could be the next quinoa.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy Kara Lydon

Vegan Energy Boosting Smoothie

Warning: This is not your average fruit smoothie. With healthful ingredients like walnuts, Medjool dates, avocado, and—get this—silken tofu, Lydon’s not-too-sweet recipe is packed with protein and antioxidants. The tofu gives it a creamy consistency that’ll keep you fueled long after your first coffee of the day fades out.  Here are the 13 best superfood smoothies to jumpstart your mornings.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy The Almond Eater

Pineapple Tofu Coconut Rice Bowl

With ingredients like pineapple and coconut, this flavorful tofu bowl from Erin Alvarez, aka The Almond Eater, will instantly transport you to the islands. She’ll also guide you in cooking tofu the right way. Chili sauce and green onions spice up the sweetness, while a bite with sliced avocado harmonizes the whole dish. Don’t miss the nutrients you may be missing if you’re vegetarian or vegan.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy The Almond Eater

Spicy Tofu Vegan Enchiladas

If you’re looking for a recipe that’s full of Mexican flavor minus the meat, these vegan enchiladas from The Almond Eater are everything you’re looking for and more. They’re made with crispy tofu, diced tomatoes, green chilies, black beans, and topped with a smokey chipotle sauce.
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16 Tofu Recipes Even Meat Eaters Will LoveCourtesy The Almond Eater

Sesame Tofu Spring Rolls

Tofu shines in this rolled-up recipe from The Almond Eater. It’s marinated in sesame oil, soy sauce, and fresh ginger, then wrapped tightly alongside avocado, cucumbers, and shredded carrots to create a perfectly packaged, dunkable, and delicious snack or meal. Next, find out what happens to your body when you start a vegan diet.
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