Submitted by: Jill
Prep Time: approx. 25 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 20 Minutes
” Breaded tofu alla parmigiana. You’ll just about swear this is
eggplant or veal! One of my husband’s favorites, and he doesn’t
even suspect! Serve with a simple crisp green salad,
angel hair pasta, and garlic bread. ”
1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried oregano
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 (12 ounce) package firm tofu
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 clove garlic, minced
4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese,
1 teaspoon oregano, and salt and black pepper.
2 Slice tofu into 1/4 inch thick slices, and place in bowl of cold water.
One at a time, press tofu slices into crumb mixture, turning to coat all sides.
3 Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook tofu slices
until crisp on one side. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil,
turn, and brown on the other side.
4 Combine tomato sauce, basil, garlic, and 1 teaspoon oregano.
Place a thin layer of sauce in an 8 inch square baking pan.
Arrange tofu slices in the pan. Spoon remaining sauce over tofu.
Top with shredded mozzarella and 3 tablespoons Parmesan.
5 Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
Makes 4 servings
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Total Fat 18g