PP: Baked Tofu

Chef: Jeannie Hudkins
Makes: 2 - 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 45 - 60 minutes



  • 1 16-oz. package extra firm tofu 
  • ¼ cup tamari soy sauce


  1. Wrap a few clean linen towels around the block of tofu and press with hands for a few minutes to absorb excess water.
  2. Cut the block of tofu into bite-sized pieces. 
  3. Place tamari soy sauce in a bowl, add the tofu pieces, and mix gently to absorb the soy sauce.
  4. Place the marinated tofu in a pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 450 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove tofu and turn each piece with a fork.
  6. Bake for an additional 15 - 30 minutes until tofu is desired firmness. 


  1. Anyone transitioning to a plant-based diet who thinks they don’t like tofu should try this recipe.
  2. This recipe makes chewy, flavorful cubes that can be used as a topping for any rice or pasta entree. 

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