Calcium-rich: grilled tofu
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Title: Calcium-rich: grilled tofu
Yield: 4 Servings
1 lb Firm tofu
2 tb Soy sauce
1 tb Packed brown sugar
1 tb Ketchup
1 tb Horseradish
1 tb Cider vinegar
1 Garlic clove, minced
Tofu [or soybean curd] is an excellent source of protein. The
equivalent of cottage cheese, it is made by curdling fresh, hot soy
milk with a coagulant such as calcium sulphate, a naturally occurring
mineral. It is the tofu's reaction with calcium sulphate that makes
it an excellent calcium source.
Slice tofu into 1/2-inch thick slices; place in glass baking dish.
Whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, horseradish, vinegar
and garlic; pour over tofu, turning to coat well. Cover and
refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours, turning
Place tofu on greased frill, reserving marinade. Grill over
medium-high heat, basting with marinade, for 3 minutes per side or
Per serving: about 190 calories, 18 g Protein, 10 g fat, 11 g
carbohydrate excellent source calcium and iron. Source: Canadian
Living magazine Aug 95 Presented in article by Jan Main: "Health &
Well-Fare: Savour The Soy"
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