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50 Best Tofu Recipes

50+ Irresistible Tofu Recipes

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  • Author: Tonia | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: main,
  • Method: stir fried
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Here are 50 of our top Tofu Recipes the whole family will love. Everything from tofu breakfasts to savory tofu soups, creamy sauces, flavorful tofu stir-fries, to healthy tofu dinners, find inspiration here! Crispy Garlic Pepper Tofu 


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  • 8 ounces firm tofu, patted dry, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (do not use silken tofu)
  • 2 tablespoons high-heat oil (coconut, peanut, etc)
  • 1/81/4 cup cornstarch for dredging
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes, more to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • optional: soy sauce


  1. Pat tofu dry and cut into cubes. 
  2. Heat oil over medium heat.  Add salt and pepper directly to the oil. 
  3. Dredge the tofu lightly in cornstarch, then carefully place in the hot skillet, searing most sides until golden and crispy. 
  4. Make a well in the center of the skillet, add another splash of oil and add the garlic and chili flakes, saute until fragrant, toss with tofu and garnish with scallions.  
  5. Taste, adjust salt, and add a tiny splash of soy sauce if you like. 


Serve over rice with your choice of veggies. 


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 300
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 660.8 mg
  • Fat: 19.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg