The humble tofu is more than just a good source of protein. The nutritious food also has nine essential amino acids, iron, calcium, manganese and phosphorous. If you think the tofu tastes too bland, and the only way to cook it is to fry or steam it, you thought wrong. Here are 22 unexpected tofu recipes to proof that tofu can be cooked differently and made into delicious meals.
Quick and tasty, this flavoursome satay tofu and eggplant stir-fry is packed full of goodness. It can be ready in no time at all for a delicious weeknight dinner.
Get inventive tonight with this fresh and tasty tofu omelette wrap! Full of delicious authentic flavour, this dish will have you coming back for more.
Deliciously flavoured scrambled tofu makes for a dreamy breakfast or lunch. Just load up a wrap with your favourite toppings and sauce for an unbeatable plant-based feast.
Whip up this light, simple and tasty dish made from a savoury flavoured soy and egg tofu, prawns and minced pork, and costs less than $10!
Follow this fool-proof laksa recipe and find yourself craving for seconds.
Whip up this power-packed side dish of tofu and chia stir-fry.
Make delicious homemade sushi with this simple recipe for mixed rice and vegetable nori rolls.
Craving a healthy stir fry without the calories? Try this awesome recipe for tofu with stir fried greens!
Whipping up this super healthy and easy mushroom and silken tofu noodle soup takes almost no time at all!
A great way to met the family’s quota of veggies! This scrumptious Thai green curry contains a variety of vegetables as well as tender chicken strips.
This delicious vegetarian tofu curry is packed full of flavour, but can be whipped up in under 20 minutes, making it the ultimate weeknight dinner.
Salted egg is still a widely loved ingredient in Singapore. Give your tofu a special burst of flavour by trying this pumpkin salted egg tofu recipe!
For a lighter and less oily noodle dish, opt for this la mian that has hints of elegance from its lily bulb, dried scallop and tofu sauce.
Try something different for dinner with this tofu patty burgers with sesame sauce recipe.
For a family-friendly snack that the kids will love, try this Japanese Chicken Meatball recipe! If tofu is not your kids’ favourite food, this is one way to get them to eat this nutritious protein. For an extra sweet flavour, caramelise some pineapple with brown sugar and grill on a toaster oven before skewer it along with the chicken meatballs.
This vegetarian tofu peas curry is a perfect option for the health-conscious. For extra flavour, you can also chop add cubed pineapple into the curry. Better yet, add more of the nutrient-packed turmeric powder into the curry.
If you’re craving for Thai food, this recipe will show you how to make your own healthy basil tofu glass noodle salad in the comfort of your home.
The silken tofu gives this pesto a lovely creamy texture to complement its herbaceous flavours.
For a vegetarian alternative to the standard sweet and sour pork, this sweet and sour tofu balls recipe is an easy one to whip up for lunch or dinner. Plus, the kids will probably love it too!
Fuel your body with wholesome zucchini and tofu noodles with an appetising – a delicious combination full of nourishing goodness!