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Barbecued-Tofu Sandwich

Yield 4 servings
Think what you will about barbecue's affinity for tofu, this match-up makes a wonderful hot sandwich. Put a little Tofu Coleslaw next to it for an extra kick.

Ingredients

  • 1 (14-ounce) package firm tofu, drained and cut into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup commercial barbecue sauce
  • 4 (2-ounce) hamburger buns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 332
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 5.1 g
  • protein 15 g
  • carbohydrate 46.3 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 8.2 mg
  • sodium 907 mg
  • calcium 196 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place tofu on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Let stand 1 hour, pressing down occasionally. Sprinkle slices with salt.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place flour in a shallow dish; dredge tofu slices in flour. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add tofu; brush half of barbecue sauce over tofu, and cook 2 minutes. Turn slices over; brush with remaining barbecue sauce, and cook 3 minutes or until tofu is glazed. Place 2 tofu slices on bottom halves of buns; cover with tops of buns.