Thai Cellophane Noodle and Vegetable Salad with Spicy Lime Dressing
This crunch, tangy, spicy and sweet recipe for Thai cellophane noodle and vegetable salad with spicy lime dressing can be served as either a starter or light main course.
Grilled Tofu and Vegetable Kebabs
The aroma and flavor of grilled tofu and vegetable kebabs will satisfy our desire for grilled food almost every time. The ingredients are marinated in tamari, ginger, and sesame oil, and the kebabs take only 8 minutes to cook.
Seared Tofu with Vegetables and Carrot Coconut Sauce
This recipe for tofu, vegetables, and coconut sauce is a departure from classic macrobiotic fare. Coconut is not traditionally used in the strict macrobiotic diet, but on occasion I think it’s a wonderful treat. Carrots and sweet onions are cooked with spices and pureed with coconut milk, yielding a rich, creamy, flavorful sauce.
Seared Tofu with Pea Shoots and Ginger Recipe
This easy recipe for tofu with pea shoots and ginger can be made in 10 minutes. The delicate tendrils of sweet pea shoots are one of the first signs of spring, and combined with crisp pan-fried tofu are a delight to eat. Peas shoots are available in local farmer’s markets and Asian grocers. If you cannot find them, substitute watercress, baby bok choy, or other delicate, quick cooking green. Serve this quick, easy dish with brown rice or soba noodles
Macrobiotic Sautéed Tofu and Asparagus Recipe
Toasted sesame oil, ginger, garlic and tamari transform delicate tofu and asparagus into an assertive macrobiotic entrée. Serve with brown rice, millet or quinoa and a simple carrot salad for a quick, easy meal.
Macrobiotic Udon Noodle and Vegetable Salad Recipe
This cold noodle recipe combines udon noodles with carrots, cabbage, baked tofu, scallions and cilantro. It’s a great make-ahead dish for picnics and entertaining, and doesn’t need much more than a salad to become a full meal.
How to Make Sesame Crusted Tofu
Crisp, pan seared sesame crusted tofu is great with salad greens for a light lunch, or with grains and cooked greens for a heartier meal.
Balsamic and Herb Baked Tofu
This tofu entrée is great with sweet potatoes, grain pilaf, or in sandwiches. The vinegar reduces and caramelizes in the pan to make an herb-infused, onion “marmalade”.
Seared Tofu with Mushroom Miso Sauce
Tofu with mushroom sauce is not a pretty dish, but it is so delicious that I don’t think it matters. Cut the tofu in triangles and serve the warm sauce in small dipping bowls. Serve this dish with steamed grains, bright green veggies and sweet orange squash for best effect.
Pan Seared Tofu and Green Beans with Garlic and Ginger
Toasted sesame oil, ginger, garlic and tamari transform this recipe for pan seared tofu and green beans into a delicious entrée that even meat eaters enjoy. Serve with brown rice and a simple carrot and mint salad for a quick, easy meal.