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Easy Baked Tofu

Serves 4
Time 1 hr 45 min
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. Make a big batch and store in the fridge to add to recipes all week.
Ingredients
  • 1 (14-ounce) package firm tofu drained
  • Olive spray oil
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 the 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.

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  • 1 (14-ounce) package firm tofu drained
  • Olive spray oil