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Crispy Baked Tofu

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Baking tofu in a marinade is a simple way to infuse it with flavor. Enjoy it with steamed veggies and cooked grains or as a snack.
  Firm reduced fat tofu 1 Pound
  Sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Water/Unsalted vegetable broth 2 Tablespoon
  Brown rice syrup/Liquid sweetener 2 Teaspoon
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Minced garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Peeled and grated ginger/Ground ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut the tofu into 4 or 8 equal slices and arrange them in a single, tightly packed layer in a 9-inch square or similar baking dish.
Combine the soy sauce, water, syrup, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and pepper in a small bowl. Pour evenly over the tofu and bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
Stored in a covered container in the refrigerator, leftover Baked Tofu will keep for up to 3 days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
For a cold winter night, there is nothing more comforting than a plate of baked tofu. See this excellent video that shares a recipe for this delicious quick and easy preparation with a few simple ingredients. Balsamic vinegar infuses the tofu with spicy flavour to make this dish taste terrific. Makes a great simple appetizer for a winter dinner party!

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