Quick, Simple Tofu Snacks

July 21, 2012

For the vegan health nuts out there! And any other curious eaters who want to gobble on these wholesome and scrumptious snacks, prepared in minutes.

Emma Frisch Quick, Simple Tofu Snacks Ingredient Emma Frisch Quick, Simple Tofu Snacks Recipe


Quick, Simple Tofu Snacks

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 appetizer plate, or 4 side servings


  • Tofu – 8 ounces extra firm tofu, cut into about 1 inch by 1/2 inch pieces
  • Wheat germ – 2 tablespoons
  • Nutritional yeast – 2 tablespoons
  • Raw sesame seeds – 1 tablespoon
  • Black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon, freshly ground
  • Sea salt – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Tahini – 2 teaspoons
  • Sesame oil – 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Rice wine vinegar – 1 teaspoon seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • Soy sauce – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 teaspoon, freshly squeezed


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the wheat germ, nutritional yeast, raw sesame seeds, black pepper and sea salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together with a wire whisk or fork the olive oil, tahini, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and lemon juice.
  4. Using a fork or chopsticks, dip a cube of tofu into the sauce and follow by dipping into the dry ingredients, fully coating the tofu. Place on a baking sheet and repeat with the remaining cubes.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden and toasted.
  6. Serve as a starter snack, or top your garden salad or Rainbow Daal.

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