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4 Tantalising tofu recipes that won't make you miss meat

Tofu is so versatile and a great meat substitute even if you’re not vegan or vegetarian. It can be grilled, deep fried or enjoyed as is in a stir fry or delicious shakshuka.

31 Aug 2018

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Popular in Asian cuisine, tofu is made by curdling soy milk, also known as bean curd. According to, tofu can take on almost any flavour and is a great source of protein. If you’re looking to have a meatless meal or you’re just curious about how tofu tastes, try these 4 mouth-watering recipes to get you started.

Vegan shakshuka

A great winter time meal that’s both filling and nutritious, this shakshuka can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner.

vegan shakshuka

Grilled tofu in peanut and coconut sauce

Asian flavours are in full force with this grilled tofu served in a peanut and coconut sauce.

grilled tofu with peanut and coconut sauce

Barbecued tofu with hoisin sauce

Beautifully marinated in sweet and salty hoisin sauce, this recipe won’t make you miss meat at all.


Crunch tofu with mushrooms and buttenut

The deep-fried tofu is the star of the show and adds a great texture to the meal.

Crunchy tofu with butternut and mushrooms

How do you like to cook tofu? Let us know in the comments below.


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