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Barbecued-Tofu Sandwich

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.

Cooking Light MAY 2000

  • Yield: 4 servings

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

Preparation

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 332
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 5.1g
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrate: 46.3g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 8.2mg
  • Sodium: 907mg
  • Calcium: 196mg
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