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Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Crema

Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Crema

Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Crema

February 12, 2018
: 1-2
: Easy

Crispy oil-free tofu with creamy cilantro crema

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Ingredients
  • Tofu:
  • 1 package of tofu
  • 2 tsp cornstarch (add more if needed)
  • 1-2 tsp chilli powder or taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Lime juice (optional)
  • Whole wheat tortillas and optional fillings as you like
  • Crema:
  • 1 & 1/4 cup avocado flesh
  • 2 tbsp water, or more as needed to thin out
  • 2-3 tbsp lime juice, to taste
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (optional)
  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper, to taste
Directions
  • Step 1 Tofu:
  • Step 2 Mix the cornstarch and spices in a shallow bowl
  • Step 3 Press tofu with paper towel to get rid of excess water
  • Step 4 Dice or cube the tofu block
  • Step 5 Evenly coat the tofu
  • Step 6 Heat griddle or nonstick pan and cook each side until crispy
  • Step 7 Meanwhile, combine al ingredients for crema in a blender
  • Step 8 Blend to combine and adjust spices to taste
  • Step 9 Combine optional fillings and tofu in tortillas and top off with crema


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