Easy Baked Tofu

Easy Baked Tofu

Serves 4

Use this recipe in any preparation that calls for baked tofu. Toss it with your favorite spices or herbs before or after baking, if you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 (14-ounce) package firm tofu, drained
  • Natural cooking spray
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Method: 

Wrap tofu snugly in 4 or 5 layers of paper towels and arrange on a plate. Cover with a second plate and balance a heavy can or two on top to weigh down the plate and press down on the tofu; set aside to let drain for 30 minutes. Remove and discard paper towels, then replace with dry paper towels and repeat process a second time.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut tofu into (1-inch) cubes and arrange them in a single layer on a large parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Lightly spray tofu all over with cooking spray and bake, flipping halfway through, until golden brown and just crisp, about 40 minutes total.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:60 calories (25 from fat), 2.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 7g protein
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