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    Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri

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    20 mins

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    rsarahl's Note:

    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.

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    1. 1
      Cut tofu block in half to get 2 pieces of 1/2 inch tofu from the 1 inch block.
    2. 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. 3
      Blot the cut tofu dry between paper towels.
    4. 4
      In a food processor or spice mill, grind the oregano, parsley, garlic, and pepper flakes until finely minced.
    5. 5
      Add the vinegar and 1 tbsp oil to the spice mixture and blend until a rough sauce forms.
    6. 6
      Transfer spice mixture to a bowl and season with salt to taste.
    7. 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. 8
      Plate the tofu slices after grilling and spoon sauce over grilled pieces just before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 01, 2003


      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.

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    • on February 14, 2010


      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.

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    • on October 27, 2008


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

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri

    Serving Size: 1 (137 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 148.3
    Calories from Fat 104
    Total Fat 11.6 g
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 22.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    Sugars 0.8 g
    Protein 9.8 g

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    white wine vinegar

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