Baked Tofu Recipe

Watch as kids clamor for second helpings of this good-for-them vegetarian meal.
By Erica Clark
Mar 24, 2015




Mar 24, 2015

Serves 4


  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 14-oz package extra firm tofu
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1¼ cups whole-wheat panko
  • bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground
  • black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced
  • sauce for dipping

1. Position racks in the lower and upper thirds of the oven; preheat to 400ºF. Line baking sheet with foil; coat with cooking spray. Pat tofu dry. Slice into tenders; pat dry.

2. Combine mayonnaise and mustard in a bowl. Place panko in another bowl and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and parsley.

3. Dip tenders in mayonnaise mixture and toss in crumbs to coat. Transfer to baking sheet; mist with cooking spray. Bake on the lower rack for 10 minutes, then on the upper rack for 10 more minutes. Serve with your choice of sauce.

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