The Best 37 Vegan Tofu Recipes (Simple and Healthy!)

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

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! | The Green Loot #vegan #veganrecipes


1. Garlic Teriyaki Tofu

vegan Garlic Teriyaki Tofu
Photo: The Green Loot

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.


2. BBQ Tofu Burger

This Vegan BBQ Tofu Burger is a super easy, vegan burger recipe that's perfect for grilling, July 4th or any Summer parties/dinners. | The Green Loot #vegan #veganrecipes #BBQ #Summer
Photo: The Green Loot

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!


3. Scrambled Tofu

vegan meal prep
Photo: The Green Loot

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.


3. Breaded Tofu with Parsley Potatoes

breaded tofu parsley potatoes
Photo: The Green Loot

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.


4. ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

Vegan 'Chicken' Noodle Soup
Photo: Making Thyme for Health

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.


5. Loaded Tofu Tacos

Vegan Loaded Tofu Tacos
Photo: Rhubarbarians

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!


6. Tofu “Chicken” Salad

Vegan Tofu "Chicken" Salad
Photo: Eating Bird Food

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

Vegan BLT Sandwich
Photo: Lazy Cat Kitchen

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.


8. Curry Ramen with Crispy Baked Tofu

Vegan Curry Ramen with Crispy Baked Tofu
Photo: Well Vegan

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.


9. BBQ Tofu Wrap

Photo: Spec of Gold

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.


10. “Egg” Salad Sandwich

Vegan "Egg" Salad Sandwich
Photo: Roshni’s Kitchen

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.


11. Baked Tofu Nuggets

Vegan Baked Tofu Nuggets
Photo: Nora Cooks

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”

Vegan Butter "Chicken"
Photo: Jessica In The Kitchen

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.


13. Mushroom Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Vegan Mushroom Tofu Lettuce Wraps
Photo: Cilantro and Citronella

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.


14. Chickpea, Tofu and Spinach Curry

Vegan Chickpea, Tofu and Spinach Curry
Photo: Cocoon Cooks

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.


15. Tofu Steaks With Avocado Chimichurri

Vegan Tofu Steaks With Avocado Chimichurri
Photo: Healthier Steps

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.


16. Mushroom and Spinach Tofu Wrap

Vegan Mushroom and Spinach Tofu Wrap
Photo: Elephantastic Vegan

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.


17. Shredded Tofu Pesto Sandwich

Vegan Shredded Tofu Pesto Sandwich
Photo: ExSloth

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?


18. Sweet and Sour Tofu

Vegan Sweet and Sour Tofu
Photo: Pickled Plum

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!


19. Tofu Scramble Kale Fried Rice

Vegan Tofu Scramble Kale Fried Rice
Photo: Chef De Home

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

Vegan Katsu Curry with Tofu
Photo: Lazy Cat Kitchen

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

Vegan Spicy Tofu Sushi
Photo: Miss Frugal Mommy

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.


22. Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala

Vegan Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala
Photo: Yup It’s Vegan

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.


23. Air Fryer Popcorn Tofu

Vegan Air Fryer Popcorn Tofu
Photo: V Nutrition and Wellness

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 Tofu Feta Cheese
Photo: Simple Vegan Blog

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!


25. Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls

Vegan Hawaiian BBQ Tofu Bowls
Photo: Fit Mitten Kitchen

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!


26. Sweet Potato Tofu Burgers

Vegan Sweet Potato Tofu Burgers
Photo: Avocado Pesto

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

Vegan Glazed Tofu Ham
Photo: Isa Chandra

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

Vegan Mapo Tofu
Photo: Street Smart Kitchen

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!


29. Tofu Frittata with Spinach

Vegan Tofu Frittata with Spinach
Photo: Oh My Veggies

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

Vegan Ultimate Chili
Photo: Nora Cooks

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.


31. Spicy Peanut Tofu Stir Fry

Vegan Spicy Peanut Tofu Stir Fry
Photo: Little Spice Jar

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.


32. Peanut Tofu Rice Paper Rolls

Vegan Peanut Tofu Rice Paper Rolls
Photo: Lazy Cat Kitchen

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!


33. Black Pepper Tofu

Vegan Black Pepper Tofu
Photo: Lazy Cat Kitchen

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.


34. Pan-Fried Orange Tofu

Vegan Pan-Fried Orange Tofu
Photo: Crazy Vegan Kitchen

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.


35. Sesame Tofu Dumplings

Vegan Sesame Tofu Dumplings
Photo: Rabbit and Wolves

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

Vegan Garlic Tofu
Photo: Spicy Southern Kitchen

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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The Best 37 Vegan Tofu Recipes (Easy and Tasty)

These Vegan Tofu Recipes are simple, healthy and perfect for beginners. From lettuce wraps to stir fry, curry and tacos, all are tasty recipes you'll love.
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