Baked Tofu! (3 Flavorful Marinades!)

How to make Baked Tofu! A delicious source of plant-based protein perfect for salads, spring rolls, Buddha bowls, or served with a side of veggies! Vegan and Gluten-Free adaptable. |

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How to BAKE Tofu! With three FLAVORFUL marinades! Never have bland tofu again, with these three variations – Sesame Ginger Miso, Spicy Mexican Tofu and BBQ Tofu. Simple, vegan and easy recipes! Great for meal prep!



Baked Ginger Sesame Tofu

Baked BBQ Tofu

 Smokey Spicy Mexican Style Tofu 

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Preheat oven to 400F

Blot tofu well with paper towels, pressing down gently. Cut into desired shapes (strips, cubes, squares).

Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Pick a marinade.

For Ginger Sesame Marinade: blend ingredients (except sesame seeds) together in a blender until smooth, pour over tofu, coating all sides well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.  Bake 30-45 minutes, and for extra crispy broil for a few minutes.

For BBQ tofu:  Sprinkle tofu with salt and pepper. Mix bbq sauce and 1-2 teaspoons sriracha together in a small bowl. Taste, adjust heat. If you like crispy tofu, stir in a couple teaspoons of olive oil. Liberally coat the top and sides of the tofu with the bbq sauce. Bake 25-35 mintues, perhaps longer if heavily coated.

For the Mexican Tofu: Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl then brush the marinade on the tofu. Place the coated tofu in the 400F oven and check after 25 minutes, baking longer for extra crispy.

For extra crispy, bake an additional 5-10  minutes or so, or broil.  ( I actually set my gas oven to 425F- and use the middle rack- but some were experienceing burning- so I lowered the heat here. You can always try this.)


If using Coconut Amino Acid instead of Braggs or soy sauce,  add more salt to help the flavor. It’s less salty that Braggs and Soy sauce.

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