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Sesame Crusted Tofu - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Sesame Crusted Tofu - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(100 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 175
Protein: 14 g
Carbs: 13 g
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 295 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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Tofu marinated in soy sauce with a touch of sweetness and spice - all coated in sesame seeds, is irresistible! Great for sandwiches or as a side dish.
Ingredients:
1 16-ounce package reduced fat or lite extra-firm tofu, sliced into 4 pieces lengthwise
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
Directions:
1 Combine all ingredients except sesame seeds in a shallow pan.
2 Add tofu and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, turning occasionally.
3 Return tofu to room temperature. Preheat oven to 350.
4 Sprinkle tofu with sesame seeds. Bake for 45 minutes.
5 ENJOY!

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