Miso Baked Tofu

Miso baked tofu
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: serves 4
Ratings (7)

Looking for an easy baked tofu recipe? Try this low-fat vegetarian and vegan tofu baked with a miso sauce for a healthy, flavorful and unique taste. Baked tofu is an easy side dish or entree, or, use your baked tofu to make vegetarian or vegan sandwiches! Scroll down for more easy tofu recipes and baked tofu recipes to try.

What You'll Need

  • 1 container firm tofu (well pressed)
  • 1/3 cup miso
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy milk
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic (granulated)
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oil (olive, sesame or vegetable)
  • Optional: dash of cayenne pepper
  • Optional: sesame seeds

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat oven to broil or highest setting. Cover a cookie sheet with tin foil. Combine all ingredients except tofu and oil using blender or mixer. Slowly add oil and mix until smooth and creamy. Pour mixture into wide bowl or pan.
  2. Cut tofu into 1/2 inch thick pieces and dip into miso mixture until coated with a thin layer, reserving some of the mixture.
  3. Gently lay tofu pieces on covered cookie sheet. Broil 8-10 minutes until golden brown and slightly crisp. Remove from oven.
  1. Turn the pieces over and "baste" another layer of miso mixture over the pieces with a spoon. Broil 8-10 more minutes until browned and crisp. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired and enjoy!

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 206
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1,339 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 15 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)