Crispy Tofu Parmesan Sliders

Crispy Tofu Parmesan Sliders

Recipe brought to you by House Foods


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. basil pesto
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 package House Foods Tofu Firm or Extra Firm, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp. soy or vegetable oil
  • 8 small slices mozzarella cheese
  • 8 slider buns or small dinner rolls, split, toasted
  • 16 fresh basil leaves or 8 small lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices plum tomato



  • For pesto mayo, mix together the mayonnaise, pesto, and cumin. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Quarter the block of tofu into four equal pieces. Slice each quarter horizontally into two thin pieces.
  • In shallow bowl, beat egg with mustard. In another shallow dish, place bread crumbs and cheese; mix well. In a third bowl, combine flour and herb seasoning. Dip tofu in flour mixture, then egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add tofu to skillet cooking 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown. Top with cheese slices after turning tofu. Spread sides of buns with pesto mayo and top with tofu slices, basil, and tomato.

Makes 8 sliders.

Nutrition per slider: 260 calories, 14.5g protein, 26.5g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 11g fat (2.5g sat. fat), 33.5mg cholesterol, 348mg sodium