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Breaded Tofu Nuggets

breaded tofu nuggets

Kid-friendly tofu nuggets are reminiscent of chicken nuggets and can be dipped in ketchup, barbecue sauce, ranch dressing or any of your favorite salad dressings. You can either bake or fry these easy tofu nuggets. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients:

  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu, pressed
  • 1/3 cup soymilk or Almond milk
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried parsley (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs

Preparation:Whisk together the soymilk, mustard, nutritional yeast and spices until smooth in a wide bowl. Place bread crumbs in a separate bowl.

Coat each piece of tofu with soymilk and mustard mixture first, then coat with bread crumbs. Fry in oil until golden brown, serve with ketchup, barbeque sauce or other dipping sauce and enjoy!

For a lower fat alternative, lay tofu piece on a covered baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, turning once, until golden brown.

Makes 2 servings of vegetarian tofu nuggets.

Nutritional information: (based on baked tofu nuggets)
Calories: 294, Calories from Fat: 75
% Daily Value
Total Fat: 8.3g, 13%
Saturated Fat: 1.2g, 6%
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 909mg, 38%
Total Carbohydrates: 40.9g, 14%
Dietary Fiber: 5.7g, 23%
Sugars: 5.9g
Protein: 16.0g
Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 25%, Iron 29%

Thanks For Reading

Anthony Ferrante

breaded tofu nuggets