Southern Fried Tofu in Gravy

Nancy.Veg4Health's picture

Sep. 23, 2007

A delicious, "meaty" blend of vegetables and tofu, in a "beef" flavored gravy. Most people turn their nose up at the thought of tofu, but not with this one!


Tofu 14 1⁄2 Ounce , frozen, thawed, drained and cubed
All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Oil 2 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Medium , diced
Celery stalks 1 , chopped
Carrot 2 , sliced
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Cold water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Beef seasoning 2 Tablespoon (McKay's)
Quick cooking flour 3 Tablespoon



1 In a plastic bag, place the flour, salt, pepper, paprika and thyme.

2 Shake well to mix the spices.

3 Add tofu cubes to the bag and shake well to coat the tofu.

4 Remove the tofu from the bag.

5 In a non-stick skillet, heat oil.

6 Saute the tofu in oil until browned on all sides.

7 Remove the tofu from the pan and set aside.

8 In a non-stick skillet, sauté onion until it begins to soften.

9 Add celery, carrot, garlic and 2 cups water.

10 Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

11 In a small bowl, mix 1/3 cup water, beef seasoning and flour.

12 Whisk to blend.

13 Add to the skillet and stir until thickens.

14 Add tofu cubes, and coat evenly with gravy, heat through.


15 Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 2