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4.6 from 5 votes

Baked Tofu

This simple baked tofu recipe is delicious as a snack or entree, and is so easy to prepare!  Vegan & gluten-free.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 103kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 block extra firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Press tofu: sandwich between paper towels and two plates. Place a heavy object (like a 28 oz can) on the top plate. See photo in post for a visual. Press for 30 minutes or more.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. 
  • Cut tofu into ½ inch or ¾ inch cubes. 
  • Toss tofu in olive oil, then in cornstarch 1 tablespoon at a time. 
  • Toss tofu in all remaining ingredients, then arrange on a large baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes - 1 hour, until cooked to your liking.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 of the batch | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.3mg