I love when people ask me what to do with tofu. I could go on and on and on because there are so many different ways to cook and flavor it; it’s really really versatile! But more often than not I’ll give them this recipe. Why? Because it’s 3 ingredients and so so simple. Best of all—It doesn’t taste “tofu-y”. If you or anyone you know have been intimidated by tofu, give this recipe a try.
Maple Baked Tofu
- 1 firm block of tofu, pressed
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Press the tofu to remove excess moisture by wrapping a towel around the tofu and placing a heavy weight on top of it. Cut it into bite-sized cubes.
Toss together all the ingredients in a bowl to coat evenly. Line a baking tray with aluminum foil and spread the tofu out as a single layer.
Bake for 50 minutes or until firm and golden.
This tastes sweet, salty, savory, and golden. It’s so simple to make and yet has such flavor. The texture is meaty, sort of like chicken breast. And it goes perfect with roasted vegetables in the Fall, too! Even if you’re scared of tofu, try it! You won’t be sorry.