Tofu is your secret weapon for adding texture, protein, and pleasure to your favorite dishes.
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Tofu, Kale & Cherry Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

So, you've decided to cut down on or even eliminate meat from your diet. Here's some advice: embrace tofu. Though you might be used to thinking of it as a stand-in for meat, tofu is at its most delicious when it does its own thing. Here are a few super simple, delicious recipes to get you started.

Crunchy Tofu Tacos

Crunchy Tofu Tacos
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These quick, crispy tacos are stuffed with fried tofu, crunchy peanuts, kimchi, and Asian pear.

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Vegetarian Butter Tofu

Vegetarian Butter Tofu

Soft tofu, which is similar to the paneer, makes for a vegetarian-friendly variation on the traditional Indian butter chicken recipe.

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Glazed Tofu-Mushroom Salad

Glazed Tofu-Mushroom Salad
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Ketchup helps form a sweet glaze on both the mushrooms and the tofu in this fast, warm salad.

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Scrambled Tofu with Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Peppers

Scrambled Tofu with Potatoes, Mushrooms and Peppers
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This silky mix of mushrooms, potatoes, roasted bell peppers, and tofu is topped with brightly flavored pesto sauce.

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Teriyaki Tofu

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Get a ton of flavor with minimal effort with this simple combination of crisped tofu and homemade teriyaki.

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Sriracha-Garlic Tofu with Mint

Sriracha Garlic Tofu with Mint

This super-easy dish gets amped up with spicy Sriracha sauce and cooled with fresh mint and cilantro.

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Vegan Tofu Biryani

Vegan Tofu Biryani
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Made with fragrant basmati rice and aromatic spices, this hearty, protein-packed biryani smells as good as it tastes.

Miso and Shiitake Mushroom Tofu

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Shiitake mushrooms add a woodsy, earthy flavor to this rich miso and seared tofu dish.

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Tofu, Kale, and Cherry Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

Tofu, Kale & Cherry Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

To make this superfast dish, you simmer kale and cherry tomatoes in a white wine sauce before adding crispy tofu.

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Curried Pan-Seared Tofu with Bell Peppers

Curried Pan-Seared Tofu with Bell Peppers

Pan seared tofu and crunchy bell peppers are especially delicious when simmered in a soupy coconut curry sauce.

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