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Tofu Tacos

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  • Vegan
Cuisine:
  • 25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

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New to the vegan diet regime and unsure about tofu? Think it’s plain and tasteless? Maybe you’ve even tried it a couple of times and didn’t opine high about it. Those new to a plant-based diet want to include tofu into their menu but are uncertain about how to prepare tofu.
Here’sa refreshing tofu recipe that’s healthy and is equally easy to make at home—theTofu Tacos!

Health benefits

Tofu is a plant-based protein derived from soya beans that contain all eight essential amino acids. Tofu is an excellent source if dietary protein and minerals, such as iron, calcium, phosphate, selenium, and manganese. A serving of 150 gm of tofu contains approximately 115 calories, 7 gm fat, 12 gm protein, and 0.5 gm fiber.

Using tofu as an alternative to meats in your recipes helps lower the consumption of saturated fat.

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How to make Tofu Tacos

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over a medium flame, saute onion until translucent, add garlic and stir till the raw smell goes away, and add tofu. Continue stirring for 5 minutes or until crispy.
  2. Add chili powder, cayenne, paprika, cumin, salt, tomato sauce and lemon juice. Stir to combine
  3. Turn of the heat and garnish with cilantro.
  4. Slightly warm taco shells, assemble them on a tray and top with tofu mixture, tomatoes, shredded lettuce and avocado.
  5. Enjoy filling, flavorful, and super-healthy tacos.

Trivia

Tofu was first producedin China about 2000 years ago during the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD).A curious fact about tofu is that the processing Tofu is similar to that of making cheese. The process requires soy milk. Coagulants are added to make the solids separate from the liquids. Conventionally tofu is made using Nagari, which is essentially magnesium chloride.

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