Tofu Tacos I

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  • Published Aug 16th
  • Servings8
  • Calories278
A great taco without the meat.

Tofu Tacos I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Tofu Tacos I for 8 servings:

  • 1 (16 ounce) package garden herb tofu, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 10 medium taco shells, heated
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup salsa

Tofu Tacos I Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Tofu Tacos I easily:

  1. 1 Over a medium heat fry the tofu, oil, garlic and onion in a large skillet for 5 minutes. Add the chili powder, paprika, cayenne, cumin, salt, lime juice and tomato sauce to the skillet and stir. Cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the cilantro. Spoon mixture in a serving bowl.
  2. 2 Spoon the tofu mixture into taco shells. Top the mixture with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, Cheddar cheese and salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 278 calories; 18.3 grams of fat; 20.2 grams of carbohydrates; 11 grams of protein; 15 milligrams of cholesterol; 382 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 30th 2012

    This satisfied my craving for beef, which we don't eat. Only thing I changed was to slice the tofu thinly & saute till brown. Then I chopped it up, put it back into the pan with the garl ...

  2. Dec 2nd 2011

    If you freeze, thaw, and dry the tofu in a 200° oven before soaking and cooking it, it acquires a meat-like chewy texture. I used regular tofu, and I added about 2 Tbs. crushed dry oregano ...

  3. Jan 29th 2010

    Oh My God, these are so delicious! I fried corn tortillas for the shells and pressed the tofu for about 15 minutes between 2 plates. I followed the recipe almost exactly except I couldn't ...

  4. Jan 30th 2007

    Really good! I only had plain extra-firm tofu, so I mixed in one pinch of basil, one pinch of oregano, some soy sauce, a splash of balsamic vinegar, and some spicy rooster sauce to the crum ...

  5. Jan 8th 2006

    Everyone liked this. In addition to the basic recipe I also added rice and green peppers for texture. The flavor was good and we enjoyed it.

  6. Aug 3rd 2005

    Great basic recipe. The spice combo was good, but will add more cumin next time since I really like cumin. I will also add some beans and corn for a little more texture. Couldn't get much easier!

  7. May 15th 2003

    My husband loves tacos and since we have gone vegitarian he has missed them. I made this recipe and he ate it all. The tofu really takes the flavor that taco meat has. He loved it. I thouhgh ...

  8. Feb 19th 2003

    Really great spice blend! We added a bit more of the spices as we had both experienced bland tofu recipes (definitely to be avoided) and didn't use all of the suggested toppings - just what ...

  9. Sep 12th 2001

    I used frozen sausage flavored protein crumbles instead of tofu. My family loved it!