Four Tasty Tofu Recipes to Warm Up Your Winter Menu
Cooler temps call for comfort foods. Tofu made from soybeans, of which Illinois represents the nation’s top producer, offers a blank canvas for countless ways of enjoying your favorites guilt-free. Tofu is a complete protein low in saturated fat and soaks up whatever flavor you add. It comes in a variety of textures based on water content – silky, soft, firm and extra firm. For best results, use the form your recipe recommends. Ready to cozy up? Scroll through the slideshow for four satisfying tofu recipes to make this winter.
Got a hankering for wings? Even diehard meat eaters will crave this tangy appetizer. Freezing the tofu results in a crispy, golden-brown bite. Cooking the frozen tofu in vegetable broth enhances the flavor. Dunk them in your favorite buffalo-style dip or my Vegan Ranch Dressing.
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