Made from coagulated soymilk, tofu has been a staple of Asian cuisine for hundreds of years. Because of its chameleon-like qualities, nutritional value, and affordability, it has become a popular vegan alternative to animal protein.
Tofu’s popularity has grown so much in recent years that it has its own festival held in Los Angles, California annually.
Whether you’re eating tofu as a vegan/vegetarian substitute, for health benefits, or because you enjoy its versatility in cooking, here are some healthy tofu recipes from top celebrity chefs you can try at home.
Greek Sliders with Sriracha-Lime Hummus – Chloe Coscarelli
Celebrity Vegan Chef Chloe Coscarelli collaborated recently with Nasoya to create delicious tofu recipes. This summertime favorite is a classic slider that uses tofu and with a Greek inspired sriracha-lime hummus for that perfect vegan BBQ!
Spicy Chipotle-Mango Tacos – Chloe Coscarelli
Another Chef Chloe Coscarelli collaboration with Nasoya you will want to try is this spicy Mexican tofu taco dish that incorporates a mango salsa for a one-of-a-kind taste.
Grilled Tofu and Chicken Pad Thai – Bobby Flay (host of Boy Meets Grill – Food Network)
This recipe is by Bobby Flay from the Food Network website. It makes use of grilled extra-firm tofu with chicken to add more protein to the rice noodles. This is a great combination — nutritious and filling.
Miso-Glazed Tofu – Candice Kumai (author of Pretty Delicious)
This recipe is from Candice Kumai, author of the cookbook “Pretty Delicious”, and guest judge on “Iron Chef America” on Food Network. This dish found on Health.com is a pretty straightforward way of serving tofu as the main meal with only 164 calories per portion.