Crispy Tofu Bowl with Umami Tahini Dressing
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Serves: 2
 
This creamy umami tahini dressing is delicious enough to make anyone like vegetables! Pair with fresh vegetables and crispy tofu for the ultimate healthy meal prep!
Ingredients
  • CRISPY TOFU:
  • ½ Block Extra Firm Tofu
  • 3 Tbsp Tamari
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Corn Starch
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • salt
  • Olive Oil to fry
  • UMAMI TAHINI DRESSING:
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • ¼ Cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbsp tamari
  • 1 fresh clove of garlic (minced) - sub ¼-1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3-5 Tbsp water or olive oil
  • SALAD: Sub with what you have
  • Kale
  • Carrots (Shredded or spiralized)
  • Cucumber
  • Cabbage
  • Beets (Shredded)
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Green Onion
Instructions
  1. Press tofu, while you make the marinade and coating.
  2. In one bowl, mix together apple cider vinegar, and tamari.
  3. In another bowl, mix together nutritional yeast, cornstarch and garlic powder.
  4. Add the tofu to the vinegar and tamari marinade while you chop all your vegetables and make your dressing.
  5. To make the dressing, simply mix all ingredients together, add water or olive oil to thin as needed.
  6. Finally, cook your tofu. Heat about 1 Tbsp of oil in a frypan, coat each piece in the corn starch mixture, or add all tofu to the dry mixture and toss. Fry tofu evenly on each side until brown and crispy. Do not toss the tofu around with a spatula, simply let it sit for about 5 minutes on each side.
  7. Assemble the bowl and top with herbs and sesame or hemp seeds to garnish!
Recipe by Plentyfull Vegan at https://www.plentyfullvegan.com/crispy-tofu-bowl-with-umami-tahini-dressing/