Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Chimichurri is a potent, hot and garlicky South American sauce that is usually served with grilled meats. Try it here with grilled tofu for a fiesty vegetarian dish that is sure to please. Make extra sauce and store it in the fridge for up to a month in an airtight container. It is great marinade for chicken, pairs nicely with any grilled meat and works well as a topping for baked fish.


  1. Cut tofu block in half to get 2 pieces of 1/2 inch tofu from the 1 inch block.
  2. With the 2 pieces still together, slice them both in half width wise, then cut the halves in half to get 8 1/2 inch thick pieces.
  3. Blot the cut tofu dry between paper towels.
  4. In a food processor or spice mill, grind the oregano, parsley, garlic, and pepper flakes until finely minced.
  5. Add the vinegar and 1 tbsp oil to the spice mixture and blend until a rough sauce forms.
  6. Transfer spice mixture to a bowl and season with salt to taste.
  7. Brush tofu slices with remaining tbsp of olive oil, then grill over medium flame or in a grill pan on medium high heat for about 5 minutes per side.
  8. Plate the tofu slices after grilling and spoon sauce over grilled pieces just before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

Great tofu recipe. I made this over the weekend for a vegetarian Atkins dieter guest. The tofu tasted great with the seasonings. My kids even ate it! Definately will add to my regular menu.

3 5

The sauce was the best part and makes the meal. I used rice wine vinegar in place of the white wine vinegar and enjoyed the end result. I drained the tofu under a weighted plate for an hour prior to making the dish and grilled it on the George Foreman. It was good but not great.

5 5

The chimichurri was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and I LOVE TOFU!!!!- Next time I will much more chimichuirri