Pressed tofu mix
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:19:05 AM. Recipe ID 50265. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Pressed tofu mix
Categories: Vegetarian, Main dish
Yield: 6 Servings
2 lb Tofu
8 c ;water; boiling
2 tb Oil
1 c Onion; chopped
4 Garlic cloves
1/2 ts Thyme
1 ts Basil
1/4 ts Celery seed
1/2 ts Sage
4 tb Tamari
2 tb Tomato paste
2 tb Nutritional yeast
1/4 c ;water
Crumble the tofu and drop it into a large kettle of boiling water.
Bring the water back to a boil and cook for 1 minute.
Drain the tofu through a colander lined with a clean dishtowel.
Run some cold water over the tofu to cool it off for easier handling.
Twist the towel and press the tofu to expel the excess water. Continue
pressing the tofu until it has a firm, ground-beef-like texture; then
set it aside.
Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion, garlic, thyme, basil,
celery seed, and sage. Saute until the onion is tender.
Add the pressed tofu and saute, stirring occasionally, for 5-10
minutes more. Add the tamari, tomato paste, nutritional yeast and
water. Mix well.
Use this mix in casseroles, spaghetti sauces, chili, pizza toppings,
etc. This freezes well and can be used in any recipe calling for
From the files of DEEANNE
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