Baked Tofu With Braised Peppers and Onions

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Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
55 mins

This is so tasty and healthy, and perfect for a Fall day. I have seen this recipe numerous places, including Vegetarian Times and a cook book I own. Not sure where it originated. I usually serve it with bread, but it would also be good with pasta, rice, or polenta.

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Drain tofu very well and cut into triangles or slabs about 11/2 inches wide. Place in ungreased pie plate and bake until slightly firm and liquid is released, about 20 minutes. Pour off any liquid. Set tofu aside; maintain oven temperature at 375°F
  3. In large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add bell peppers, mushrooms, 1 clove garlic, parsley, marjoram and thyme and cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender, about 6 minutes.
  6. Stir in wine, olives, salt and pepper and cook, until vegetables are tender and coated with syrupy sauce, about 8 minutes.
  7. Coat 8 x 8-inch square or 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Add vegetable mixture, then gently arrange tofu pieces in mixture.
  8. Make sauce: In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, tomato paste, mustard, garlic, pepper and soy sauce or tamari.
  9. Pour sauce over vegetables and tofu.
  10. Cover and bake until heated through, about 25 minutes. Serve hot.