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 30 minutes? Skip expensive carryout and make your own pad thai. This recipe features traditional ingredients like red bell peppers, green onions, cilantro, rice noodles and roasted peanuts. Serve it with chopsticks and fresh lime wedges.