Recipe: Sesame Seed-Crusted Tofu
Hesitant to make tofu yourself? Here’s the perfect recipe for novices. This simple Sesame Seed-Crusted Tofu from our dietitian is both easy and tasty.
If you’re new to cooking with tofu, this is a great starter recipe. The sesame seed-panko coating offers additional flavor and texture. Pair this with salad or veggies, such as roasted root veggies or broccoli, for an elegant meal.
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1 pound firm tofu, drained
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons whole wheat panko
3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
½ teaspoon sesame oil
Makes 4 servings.
Total fat: 9 g
Saturated fat: 1.5 g
Trans fat: 0.0 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 291.4 mg
Total carbohydrate: 6.4 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Sugars: 0.9 g
Protein: 12.9 g
Source: Skinny Liver: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic — Fatty Liver Disease by Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, with Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD (© 2017 Da Capo Lifelong Books)