Here you will find scrumptious easy tofu recipes the whole family will enjoy! Tofu is such a versatile vegan food. Don’t limit your tofu options to main course recipes. Did you know that you can make almost anything from a block of ordinary tofu including sweet and savory creamy salads, dips, dressings, and sauces, and even desserts? Ready to find the perfect tofu recipe that will have them begging for more? Read on!
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Easy tofu recipes for savory main courses, side dishes, dressings, and sauces
While we typically think of tofu as a main-course dish, tofu can also be used in a variety of savory dips and sauces and family-style side dishes as well! Firm or extra-firm tofu is best for meaty tofu dishes but would you be surprised to know that silken tofu can be used in a variety of dips, sauces, and dressings? Silken tofu makes a creamy base for potato salad and creamy corn casserole. And medium and or soft tofu works well for for ricotta stuffed shells.
Vegan Classic Breakfast Casserole – No Eggs!
Use tofu along with JUST egg, vegan sausage, bread cubes, and just the right seasonings for this perfect vegan version of special occasion breakfast casserole.
Vegan Tzatziki Sauce
Creamy vegan tzatziki sauce is made with silken tofu, fresh dill, lemon, and cucumber along with other special ingredients that turn plain tofu into a flavorful saucy bite that rivals dairy tzatziki.
Stuffed Shells with (Vegan) Ricotta Cheese
Tofu makes the best ricotta cheese substitute in this vegan stuffed shells recipe!
Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing Made with Tofu and Cashews, oil-Free
Creamy and cheesy with just the right blue cheese tang, this vegan blue cheese dressing is made with tofu and cashews, and other ingredients to give it a unique taste that goes perfectly on a salad, as a dip for veggies or cauliflower wings, or as a dressing for burgers or other sandwiches.
The Best Healthy Vegan Potato Salad Recipe
Made with a surprise silken tofu ingredient for a creamy tasty high protein dressing for this classic potato salad dish.
Vegan Scrambled Egg with Tofu and peppers
This delicious vegan scrambled egg recipe is made with extra firm tofu, bell peppers, and onions, and seasoned just right. Serve with a side of roasted sweet potatoes and fruit, or add to your breakfast burrito for a satisfying high-protein vegan breakfast dish.
The Best Baked Tofu (That Even the Tofu Haters Will Love)
Perfectly textured and flavored, this baked tofu recipe is delicious with dipping sauces, with a vegetable dish, or eaten as a snack. I use my special freezing method in this recipe for a bite-sized piece of delicious tofu that everyone will love.
Vegan Slow Cooker Creamed Corn Casserole
This vegan creamed corn casserole recipe is a 100% plant-based take on the classic, conventional cornbread casserole. Made easy with the help of a crockpot (or another slow cooker), the vegan corn pudding uses blended silken tofu to produce its deliciously creamy texture. It's a terrific savory side dish with sweet corn undertones to accompany your plant-based meal.
Recipes for Tofu Crumbles
Tofu crumbles are my favorite way to prepare tofu! Start with a block of firm or extra-firm tofu. Use a good tofu press. Once the tofu has been pressed then crumble it into tiny little pieces. Mix in the right seasonings and bake in the oven.
You’ve got highly flavored meaty little nuggets of yummy flavor you can use as salad or soup toppings, or add to pizza, tacos, or plant-based bowls. Just look at all of the examples of what you can do with tofu crumbles!
Sausage Tofu Crumbles (Vegan)
These Sausage Tofu Crumbles are vegan and plant-based. They can be used as a topping on pizza, pasta, vegetable or potato dishes. Try in my Breakfast Potato Hash.
Tasty Tofu Crumbles with Asian-Fusion Flavors
You won't believe how tasty these Asian Flavored Tofu Crumbles are! The flavor is very loosely borrowed from the flavor profile of that savory-sweet tasty Korean BBQ sauce you might remember from times gone by. Serve in a lettuce roll, wrap, as a topping for vegetables or soup. Or just eat with a spoon as a snack – they are that good!
BBQ Flavored Tofu Crumbles
These tofu crumbles have all the flavorings of an American Barbecue. They are tasty tiny nuggets bursting with flavor! Sprinkle them on salad, veggie bowls, or wraps. Sprinkle on baked potatoes or vegetable dishes. These BBQ flavored tofu crumbles will be a new family favorite.
Vegan Pepperoni Tofu Crumbles Recipe
These pepperoni pizza tofu crumbles taste like the real thing! They are made with extra-firm tofu, seasonings, and spices. Sprinkle on top of veggie dishes, potatoes, salads, soups, and sandwiches for an authentic pepperoni pizza flavor.
Easy tofu recipes for desserts, sweet dips, and salads
Easy tofu recipes aren’t just limited to savory dinners, breakfast, sauces, or side dishes. When you combine the bland neutral flavor of tofu with the silky texture of silken tofu, it does particularly well in creamy desserts and sweet fruit salads as well. Now that I’ve discovered the versatility of tofu, check back because I’ll be adding more!
Vegan Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
This cute vegan pumpkin cake is has a creamy “cream cheese” filling made with silken tofu.
Orange Fluff Salad with Marshmallows, vegan-Friendly
Classic retro ambrosia orange fluff salad has been made vegan-friendly with silken tofu and cashews. Add vanilla pudding mix, mandarin oranges, crushed pineapple, vegan mini marshmallows, and bananas, along with orange drink mix and you’ve got a classic fruit salad you remember from your childhood – but made suitable for vegans!
vegan Watergate Salad, the Classic Fruit Salad Recipe
This vegan Watergate salad is a remake of the classic pistachio-flavored jello pudding mix cool whip and fruit salad. The green fluff is made vegan with silken tofu and cashews. This veganized ambrosia salad has a little bit different twist with the canned fruits and vegan marshmallows.
Creamy Vegan Cannoli Dip
Creamy, smooth, and a little cheesecake tangy, this vegan cannoli dip is made with silken tofu, cashews, powdered sugar, and some special ingredients to give it the true flavors of an authentic cannoli filling. Makes a great dip for apples, cookies, pretzels, or my personal favorite – waffle cones!