Broiled Tofu 4/6 '21
In the pan
2 14 oz bricks extra firm tofu, chopped into 1/2" cubes or so
8 white button mushrooms, quartered
1 medium tomato, cut in eighths
2 carrots, peeled and chopped in chunks
1 stalk celery, chopped in chunks
1/4 cup almonds
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup chopped cilantro and basil
1 cup water, or so
1 tablespoon curry powder or paprika
Place the tofu, mushrooms and tomato in a broiling pan. Don't use pyrex. It'll go BOOM. Maybe not the first time, but eventually. Ask me how I know.
Start preheating the oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit.
Puree the dressing in a food processor or vitamix blender. I use the smoothie setting on the vitamix.
Pour the dressing evenly over the contents of the pan, taking care not to spill over the edges. You might wind up setting some dressing aside for salad purposes.
Shake a little more curry powder or paprika on top.
Bake for 30 minutes at 425 degrees, then broil on high for 20 minutes, or until the tops of the tofu have a bit of yummy black char. Be prepared to placate your smoke detector.