A complete list of tofu recipes, all vegetarian and all a great way to increase the soy protein in your diet.
Tofu takes center stage and stars in these vegetarian and vegan entrees. Using tofu instead of meat makes these recipes lower in fat and nearly absent of cholesterol.
Pictured: Vegan spinach and tofu lasagna recipe
Tofu stir-fry is a quick and easy meal that most people enjoy. Combine your tofu with a few spices or make a quick sauce, add a few veggies, steam some rice or cook up some quick noodles, and you've got a full meal! Viola!
Pictured: Tofu and broccoli in garlic sauce
These recies are all about the tofu. Baked tofu, marinated tofu, tofu in sauce and fried tofu! Most of these tofu recipes, however, are not a full entree or meal on their own. You'll want to pair them with rice or noodles, or toss them into a salad or stir-fry.
Pictured: Orange-glazed tofu
Round out a light meal of soup or salad with the addition of some vegetarian soy protein - tofu! Here's some easy vegetarian and vegan recipes for soups and salads all using tofu.
Pictured: Vegetarian chili with tofu
It's the most important meal of the day, so why not start it off with a soy protein boost? Check out these filling and nutritious vegetarian breakfast recipes using tofu, including smoothies with tofu, tofu breakfast burritos and of course, tofu scramble recipes.
Pictured: Easy tofu scramble
When making desserts using tofu, most recipes will call for silken tofu, rather than firm or extra-firm tofu. This makes a big difference, so be sure you've got the right kind! Though it may seem a bit odd to make creamy desserts out of soy bean curd, the tofu usually just acts as a carrier for all the other amazing flavors, in place of dairy, or heavy cream.
Pictured: Peanut butter tofu pie
7. Grilled tofu
Some quick tips for grilling tofu as well as a variety of grilled tofu recipes to try, from simple marinades to fancier spice rubs and sauces. No vegetarian barbecue is complete without some grilled tofu!
Pictured: Cumin grilled tofu with chimichurri sauce
What an amazing food! Tofu can be transformed like magic into a variety of dairy substitutes, sauces, dips and more. Check out these recipes to find out how.
Pictured: Tofu "paneer" (Indian soft cheese) with spinach
10. More tofu help
If you're new to cooking with tofu, I highly recommend that you check out some of these helpful tofu resources to learn the tricks of the trade. Learn how to press tofu, when you might want to freeze it, the different types of tofu and just how healthy it is!