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Thai Black Pepper and Garlic Tofu

Thai Garlic and Black Pepper Tofu

Sometimes you’ve got to spice life up. Sometimes you need to go dancing until daylight savings time turns the clocks. You need to go bowling on a random Sunday afternoon. You need to forget about time, try new interests and let old ones fall behind. It’s weekends like these that remind me, life is not so serious.

Tofu on the other hand, now that’s some serious business. Learn how to press it, and marinade it, and spice it up too, and it can be your new best dinner mate.

My tofu mate? I love a good pan-fried slice, seared with soy sauce and layered on whole grain bread spread with mayo, topped with sprouts, avocado, and a little S&P. Let’s call that some serious lunch.

For dinner, something like this Thai Black Pepper and Garlic Tofu adapted from¬†FatFree Vegan Kitchen¬†does the trick. That’s where all that pressing and marinading and spicing comes into play.

The following recipe creates a super light and veggie-packed meal, perfect for when you’re in the mood for something wholesome. Although, if you’re like me, you’ll richen it up a bit with a splash of coconut milk. That’s how you really spice life up.

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