“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Tex-Mex Tofu

June 6, 2016 at 4:55 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Tex-Mex Tofu. Made with Tofu, Beans, Corn, Jalapenos, and a host of Spices. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website. Cooks has a fantastic selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines, check them out soon! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html


Tex-Mex Tofu
Recipe Ingredients:

4 tablespoons lime juice – divided useCooksrecipes 2
3 teaspoons olive oil – divided use
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 pound extra-firm tofu, cut into 4 1/2-inch thick slices
1 1/2 cups yellow corn kernels, blanched
1 cup cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup olives, halved
2 tablespoons minced jalapeños
1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin

Cooking Directions:

1 – In a shallow mixing bowl combine 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 2 teaspoons of olive oil, chili powder and garlic. Place tofu pieces in mixture, cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
2 – Combine remaining lime juice and olive oil with corn, pinto beans, olives, jalapeños, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and cumin. Set aside.
3 – Season tofu with remaining salt and grill over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
4 – Transfer to serving plates and top with 4 to 5 ounces of corn salsa.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 384; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 49g; Fiber: 17g; Protein: 22g; Sodium: 337mg; Potassium: 1011mg.



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