These Vegan Tofu Recipes are simple, healthy and perfect for beginners, too. From lettuce wraps to stir fry, to curry and tacos, easy vegan recipes with tofu will make the family’s favorite dinners! Don’t know how to make tofu? Don’t worry! You will learn in no time.
Vegan Tofu Recipes
Don’t fall into a takeout rut! Some things are easy to make at home, like Garlic Teriyaki Tofu. Throw together some store-bought teriyaki glaze, garlic and soy sauce. In 30 minutes, you’re done.
This is the way to make a vegan burger! Tangy BBQ tofu grilled to perfection and topped with lettuce, tomato, crispy fried onions and garlic mayo. So crazy good!
These tofu scrambled eggs go above and beyond a typical breakfast. Decked out with veggies, herbs and spices — you can complete the meal by adding toast and fruit. That’s a successful start to the day.
This recipe’s a game changer if you’ve got little ones who are skeptical of tofu. Not even the most hardened dinnertime naysayer will scoff at herbed white potatoes alongside crunchy fried tofu.
Who needs chicken in a noodle soup? No one will ever miss it in this amazingly well-balanced broth that is stuffed with tofu, aromatics, herbs and noodles.
Every good taco needs protein, veggies and a creamy sauce. This one’s got each aspect covered — crispy spiced tofu with kicked up cilantro cream and fresh veggies for crunch. So good!
There’s chicken salad, tuna salad, shrimp salad and salmon salad. The time has come for tofu salad! It’s the same concept — protein tossed with creamy mayo and veggies. Yum!
7. BLT Sandwich
Ready to confuse the non-vegans in your life? Offer them a BLT. They’ll find out that tofu bacon rules in this sandwich and its flavor can be more nuanced than the real thing.
Easy, inexpensive and versatile — that’s crispy baked tofu ramen. You don’t have to be a chef to make it but you should be ready for a line of hungry customers to appear.
Whether you’re going to a potluck or a picnic, these crispy BBQ tofu wraps will be a hit. Set up an assembly line and make a whole slew of them.
It’s not the tofu but the Dijon mustard that does all the heavy lifting in veganizing this egg salad. It gives the zing and the flavor while tofu just sits back and relaxes.
Bite-sized, crispy and addictive. These baked tofu nuggets sound like something I’d make for the kids but end up stealing for myself. Sigh. I’ll just have to double the recipe!
12. Butter “Chicken”
That Indian takeout favorite, Butter Chicken, has gotten a vegan makeover. Tofu smothered in silky tomato and coconut cream sauce becomes almost too deliciously decadent for words.
Who doesn’t love food that you can eat with your hands? These mushroom tofu lettuce wraps are particularly fun because everyone can dig in and make their own. Participatory dining at it’s best.
30-minute meals can be life savers during a busy week. This chickpea, tofu and spinach curry comes together fast and gets served over rice. Now just find someone else to do the dishes.
The sizzling sound of tofu steaks on the grill. Sure, they’re are nice by themselves but when graced with a generous supply of avocado chimichurri, then you really have something special.
Here’s a handheld meal perfect for on-the-go or once you get there. A mushroom spinach tofu wrap is light enough not to weigh you down but leaves you feeling plenty satisfied.
This sandwich is genius. It gives the tofu salad concept a twist. Rather than using plain old vegan mayo as a base, it swaps in kale-walnut pesto. Did someone say yum?
Dishes like this Sweet and Sour Tofu are the reason why I could eat Asian-inspired food every night of the week. The fresh veggies and healthy tofu combined with that sauce? So good!
On those days when you can’t decide what to make for dinner, let fried rice swoop in and save the day. This version made with tofu scramble and kale is a no-guilt indulgence.
20. Katsu Curry with Tofu
Katsu curry? Uh, yes please. Gimme that breaded and crispy tofu cutlet on top of some of curry sauce and rice. A couple of veggies thrown in there for good measure and we’re all set.
21. Spicy Tofu Sushi
There’s nothing fishy about this sushi. It’s vegan! No matter what someone’s diet preference is, they’re just about sure to fall in love with these spicy tofu rolls.
Wow, this Tofu Tikka Masala is versatile! Start it in the morning and use a slow cooker or speed up the process and do it in an Instant Pot. Either way, it’s delicious.
Most often, crunchy and healthy don’t seem to go together. I present popcorn tofu! This air fried wonder crisps up like nobody’s business and is the cure for any snack attack.
24. Tofu Feta Cheese
Vegan feta cheese? It is a thing! All you do is press and then marinate some tofu. Simple! The result is delicious and cholesterol-free! Your salads and pastas will thank you!
Aloha! We have a table right next to the beach with your name on it. Our special tonight? A BBQ tofu bowl complete with quinoa, veggies and pineapple. Enjoy!
As vegans, we may give up our meat but we will never give up our burgers! That is how sweet potato tofu burgers were born and I am here for it!
27. Glazed Tofu Ham
It’s not really the ham people ever wanted…it was the delicious glaze. So why not put that same sticky sweet and savory glaze on some tofu? That’s a win-win, baby!
28. Mapo Tofu
Ever see Mapo Tofu on a restaurant menu and then feel betrayed because there’s meat in it? Never fear, this version of the delectable spicy dish is real-deal vegan! So eat up with abandon!
An eggless frittata — it’s a vegan miracle! And it’s filled with tofu, spinach, red bell pepper and potatoes. Enjoy it for breakfast or later in the day with a nice glass of wine.
30. Ultimate Chili
Shh. This award winning chili has a secret. Promise not to tell? The tofu crumbles are spiced and then baked to get that perfect, meaty texture. From there, the next stop is chili heaven.
Have you ever had a Thai-style peanut sauce that’s so good you could weep? This is that sauce! Pan-fried tofu gets crispy enough to drink it in and that’s when the party really starts.
Nothing tastes fresher than a rice paper roll. The colorful, crisp veggies and fresh herbs compliment the tofu and make for one heck of a healthy bite. Add a little dipping sauce and you’re there!
Ah, the many faces of tofu. Here it’s bathed in one of the best Asian-inspired sauces you’ll ever try. Add a bed of rice and you have a meal that everyone will ask for again.
Skip the Chinese takeout and make authentic tasting pan fried orange tofu yourself. A little sweet with a little heat and it’s finished after a few easy steps.
Want to impress some guests with your culinary prowess? These Vegan Sesame Tofu Dumplings will wow any crowd. How can something so professional looking be that easy to make?
36. Garlic Tofu
This Garlic Tofu recipe is all about treating the tofu with love. Gently pressed and seared so that it provides a perfect vessel for that scrumptious sauce. I dare you not to love it.
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