Savoury Tofu Sticks

Savoury Tofu Sticks
 
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Perfect for kids and adults alike, these savoury tofu sticks are an excellent alternative to chicken fingers.
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan, Finger Foods
Serves: 3-4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 block extra firm tofu, sliced into pinky-sized sticks
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T soy sauce, tamari, coconut aminos or Bragg's soy alternative
  • 1 T nutritional yeast
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 400 F
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper
  3. Slice the tofu into small sticks
  4. Mix the oil, soy sauce and nutritional yeast together in a small bowl.
  5. Spoon the mixture over the tofu and spread evenly to coat using a pastry brush or the back of your spoon,
  6. Bake for 15 minutes (or more if you prefer extra crispy).

Tofu is a quick, easy and economical protein source that happens to be very high in calcium. Despite so many good nutritional qualities, tofu and soy-based products tend to have a very divisive reputation – either you love it or you hate it!!IMG_7260Unless you have an allergy or aversion to soy, there is no reason for avoiding it completely! Whichever side of the debate you reside on, this recipe is worth a try! Kid-friendly, mom-friendly and even dog-friendly, it does not disappoint. The best part is that it is ready to eat in 20-25 minutes from start to finish (the oven does most of the work for you!!).tofuTake a block of tofu and slice it into pinky-sized stickstofu1Make the glaze by mixing the oil, soy sauce and nutritional yeast togethertofu3Spread the glaze over the tofu sticksIMG_7256 (2)

Bake for 15-20 minutes and you’re all set to go!IMG_7257 (2)IMG_7259

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