The BEST Tofu Recipes Around

January 8, 2024

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Over 50 of the BEST tofu recipes on the internet! You’ll find some great tofu dinner recipes to try that will make you fall in love with this meatless option!

Ever since starting to eat a more plant based diet, I have fallen in LOVE with tofu and have come up with some truly great tofu recipes that I’m excited to share with you.

Today I’m rounding up my FAVORITE tofu recipes from around the web.

I also have a post ALL about How to Cook Tofu every which way that you can think of. You can read that post HERE. I highly suggest it if you’re new to cooking tofu.

I also have a post detailing why it’s so important to press your tofu AND how to do it. Read that HERE!

Watch my video showing you lots of different ways for how to cook tofu:

To get to any of these recipes, simply click on the title OR the image. Let me know which of these you can’t wait to make AND please share YOUR favorite tofu recipes with me! PLEASE 😀

plate full of baked tofu with spicy mayo in the background

How to Cook Tofu- Everything you need to know!

Here’s my comprehensive blog post that walks you through EVERYTHING you need to know about

cooking with tofu!

How to Press Tofu (with & without a tofu press!)

I’m going to show you how to press your tofu with and without the use of a tofu press!

6 different bags of tofu marinating labeled each with it's flavor including: cilantro lime, bbq, teriyaki, balsamic, fajita, peanut

Tofu Marinade (6 ways!)

See how easy it is to make TRULY delicious tofu by marinating it using one of my 6 delicious tofu marinades!

orange tofu served over rice with orange wedges

Orange Tofu

This orange tofu is a Panda Express copycat recipe with a vegan twist! Instead of crispy chicken, we’re using tofu that is tossed in a sweet and tangy orange sauce. My version tastes just as good as the restaurant version and is so convenient to make at home! You’re sure to love this quick and easy orange tofu recipe that’s perfect for make-ahead lunches or busy weeknight dinners.

Easy Vegan Sushi

This Vegan sushi is made with simple ingredients and great for those new to making sushi at home! So easy and so delicious!

Buffalo Tofu served on a large white plate.

Buffalo Tofu

This crispy Buffalo Tofu makes a fun appetizer, snack or dinner option! This recipe is easy to make with chunks of tofu coated in buffalo sauce, breaded and then baked (or fried) to perfection. These tofu nuggets are completely vegan, easily made gluten free, kid-friendly and adult approved!

copycat chipotle sofritas burrito bowl

Copycat Chipotle Sofritas Recipe

This EASY and delicious Copycat Chipotle Sofritas recipe comes together in no time and tastes JUST like the original! You’re going to love it!

General Tso Tofu in a skillet with a wooden spoon

General Tso’s Tofu

This recipe for General Tso’s Tofu features crispy tofu pieces tossed in a sweet-savory sauce. A vegan twist on the takeout favorite that’s quick and easy to make at home and even more delicious than what you’d get in a restaurant!

Tofu Stir Fry

This Veggie & Tofu Stir Fry is an easy vegan dinner that’s quick, healthy, and SO DELICIOUS! Great for weeknight dinners and the crispy tofu is amazing!

Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chile Sauce

Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chile Sauce

LOOK AT THAT CRISPY TOFU! I’ve tried my hand at crispy tofu a few times and this is by far my favorite way to cook it! There’s just nothing worse than soggy tofu and this recipe is FAR from that. This Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chile Sauce is crunch and sweet and just PERFECT. Stephen joked

Soup made with tofu and mushrooms in a white bowl.

Coconut Tofu Soup

Nourishing Coconut Tofu Soup is a mix of ginger, garlic, lemongrass, mushrooms and tofu, all simmered together in a savory broth. An easy, healthy meal that’s full of flavor and ready in less than 30 minutes!

flour tortilla filled with tofu taco meat and topped with cherry tomatoes, cilantro, onion, and feta

Easy Tofu Tacos

Everyone will love these super simple Tofu Tacos!

vegan chocolate mousse in a small jar with berries

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Decadently creamy, light and indulgently chocolaty, Vegan Chocolate Mousse is for chocolate lovers everywhere! This recipe is an easy no-bake dessert or snack that’s great for a special occasion or any night of the week that you’re craving something chocolaty and sweet! Vegan, egg free, and gluten free. This rich, creamy vegan chocolate pudding is so

Woman's hand holding a Tofu Parmesan Sandwich.

Tofu Parmesan Sandwiches

Tofu Parmesan Sandwiches feature breaded and pan-fried tofu, plenty of marinara sauce, Parmesan cheese and melty mozzarella cheese with fresh basil for a wonderfully delicious, hearty, healthy vegetarian meal that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Peanut sauce tofu served with broccoli over rice.

Peanut Sauce Tofu

This recipe for Thai Peanut Sauce Tofu is a quick and easy vegan stir fry with seared tofu and colorful vegetables, all covered in a homemade peanut sauce. Serve it with a side of rice for a complete meal that’s ready in less than 30 minutes!

Sheet Pan Baked Tofu & Veggies

Sheet Pan Tofu & Veggies- this easy sheet pan dinner is simple to throw together and a great vegan dinner!

Tofu Caprese Skewers

Easy and delicious Caprese skewers made with tofu and a nice drizzle of balsamic glaze!

cashew stir fry

Cashew Tofu Stir Fry

This cashew tofu stir fry is simple to make and great for a delicious vegan dinner and even works for meal prep!

Vegan Ricotta Cheese

Vegan Ricotta Cheese that’s perfect for lasagna and any other recipe that you would traditionally use ricotta!

Tofu Fish Sticks

Easy and delicious Vegan Fish sticks that are kid friendly!

Perfect Crispy Baked Tofu

This PERFECT Crispy Baked Tofu is super easy to make and will make you fall in LOVE with tofu!

top down shot of vegan lettuce wraps filled with a tofu and mushroom mixture and topped with shredded carrots. all on a round wood board

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

These vegan lettuce wraps come together in one skillet and make for a simple and delicious meal!

no bake chocolate pie topped with fresh mixed berries

No Bake Vegan Mousse Pie

This Vegan Chocolate Pie is so simple to make and fully NO BAKE!

Tofu Satay

These Tofu Satay skewers are simple to make and so delicious! Perfect for grilling season.

Pineapple Tofu Skewers

Easy and delicious Pineapple Tofu Skewers!

tofu coconut curry in a large skillet with a napkin in the corner

Tofu Coconut Curry

This tofu coconut curry is simple to make and is SO delicious and comforting!

crispy air fryer tofu on a plate and topped with sesame seeds

Air Fryer Tofu

This Air Fryer Tofu comes together with just 5 simple ingredients! It’s deliciously crispy and so versatile for whatever dish you’re serving it with.

large white dish with quinoa and coleslaw in the corner with the highlight being large cubes of bbq tofu

BBQ Tofu

This BBQ Tofu is simple to make and so ridiculously delicious!

bbq tofu in a bowl with quinoa and coleslaw

BBQ Tofu Bowls

These Tofu Bowls are simple to make, delicious, and so ridiculously filling!

tofu salad topped with sliced avocado and cherry tomatoes

Tofu Salad

Tofu Salad is an easy meal absolutely full of flavor! Fresh romaine is tossed with deliciously marinated tofu, crisp cucumbers, juicy cherry tomatoes, avocado and crunchy almonds to create this incredible salad. Top with a homemade lemon herb dressing for a bright, summery dish that’s sure to keep you satisfied!

panko crusted tofu cubes on a dark red plate

Vegan Parmesan Crusted Tofu

Easy and Crispy Baked Parmesan Crusted Tofu!

Air Fryer Spicy Tofu served with rice in a small bowl

Air Fryer Spicy Tofu

Air Fryer Spicy Tofu is cubes of crispy tofu coated in a tasty sweet chili sauce. Serve over rice for the perfect meatless main course that’s packed with flavor, protein and nutrients!

Sesame Tofu

This Sesame Tofu is simple to throw together and makes for a filling and DELICIOUS meal!

tofu and veggies over rice in a bowl

Sheet Pan Balsamic Tofu & Veggies

Delicious Sheet Pan Balsamic Tofu & Veggies is an easy one pan dinner that’s filled with marinated tofu, healthy vegetables and fresh flavor! A family-friendly, healthy vegetarian dinner for busy weeknights that’s gluten, grain and dairy free. Dinnertime win!

spiral pasta with creamy white sauce and topped with sun dried tomatoes

Creamy Tofu Pasta Sauce

This Tofu Pasta Sauce is SUPER simple to throw together and your new favorite lazy dinner 🙂

tofu kebabs with veggies in a tray

Easy Tofu Kebabs

Easy to make Tofu kebabs that are perfect for vegan grilling!

Grilled Tofu

This Grilled Tofu is simple to make and perfect for summer grilling season!

Tofu sandwich on a plate.

Balsamic Tofu Sandwich

This Balsamic Tofu Sandwich is easy to make and super flavorful! Pile fresh greens, creamy garlic aioli and seasoned tofu on some hearty ciabatta bread and you have yourself a delicious vegan lunch or light dinner.

spicy tofu burrito cut in half and topped with cream and tomatoes

Spicy Tofu Burritos

These Tofu Burritos are simple and easy to make PLUS they’re great for meal prep! Throw them in the freezer for lazy meals later!

Kung Pao Tofu cooked in a large skillet

Kung Pao Tofu

This Kung Pao Tofu is a blend of tofu, bell peppers, chilies, green onions and peanuts, all in a savory and spicy sauce. A vegan remake of the take out classic that’s even better than the restaurant version!

Lemongrass tofu served over rice.

Lemongrass Tofu

Delicious Lemongrass Tofu is easy to make with fresh lemongrass, onion, garlic and soy sauce. It’s super flavorful, simple to make, and very versatile. Perfect served on a bed of rice with stir fried vegetables, in salads, or even sliced in sandwiches!

Tofu Banh Mi sandwich on a white plate.

Tofu Banh Mi Sandwich

This recipe for a Tofu Banh Mi Sandwich features crusty French bread that’s piled high with tender slices of pan-fried tofu, pickled vegetables and fresh herbs for a hearty meal that’s full of flavors, colors and textures!

Green Onion & Garlic Crispy Tofu

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tofu fried rice with veggies in a small bowl with chopsticks sticking out the side

Tofu Fried Rice

Flavorful, vegan Tofu Fried Rice can be ready in 30 minutes or less! It’s easy to make, packed with veggies, loaded with perfectly cooked tofu, and coated with a delicious, yet simple sauce. The perfect plant-based cozy dinner or lunch!

teriyaki tofu on a large plate

How to Fry Tofu

Learn how to make PERFET Pan Fried Tofu that I love to serve with an (optional) Creamy Tahini Sauce!

tofu tikka masala in a large bowl with fresh cilantro on top

Tofu Curry

Tofu Tikka Masala is a flavorful, vegan version of the classic and very popular Indian recipe. With aromatic Indian spices, tofu, tomato sauce and coconut milk, it has become one of my favorite easy vegetarian meals to enjoy. It’s creamy, delicious, and the perfect cozy dish to serve during the cold winter season!


“Chicken” Fried Tofu Sandwich

These Vegan Chicken Sandwiches are simple to make and absolutely delicious!

Spiral pasta in a roasted red pepper sauce in a large wide bowl with basil on top

Roasted Red Pepper Tofu Pasta

Simple and delicious Roasted Red Pepper TOFU Pasta sauce!

tortilla filled with vegan taco meat and fresh veggies

Quinoa Tofu Taco Meat

Everyone will love these super simple Tofu and quinoa Tacos!

Tofu scramble topped with ketchup and served with avocado.

Easy Tofu Scramble

This Easy Tofu Scramble is a quick and delicious vegan breakfast to throw together! Vegan ‘eggs’ are made with a block of tofu and simple seasonings. Filled with plant based protein, this dish is a healthy way to start your day!

Sweet and Sour Tofu

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