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Grilled Tofu with Ratatouille Vegetables

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings
This attractive, summery barbecue dish combines the vegetables of the famous Provençal stew with meaty grilled tofu  If you don't care to use the wine, use an additional 1/2 cup of vegetable broth.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup organic vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dry rosé wine
  • 2 teaspoons dried herbes de Provence
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) package extra-firm tofu, cut into 8 (3/4-inch-thick) slices
  • 3 small eggplants, each cut lengthwise into 4 slices
  • 3 small zucchini, each cut lengthwise into 4 slices
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 8 wedges
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

Nutrition Information

  • calories 309
  • fat 13.6 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 6.2 g
  • polyfat 4.3 g
  • protein 13.9 g
  • carbohydrate 33.1 g
  • fiber 9.7 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 440 mg
  • calcium 296 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Place first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook until slightly syrupy and reduced to 1/3 cup (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat; cool. Stir in olive oil and next 4 ingredients (through garlic).

  3. Place tofu and vegetables on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Brush half of juice mixture over tofu and vegetables; grill for 4 minutes. Turn tofu and vegetables over; brush with remaining juice mixture. Cook for 3 minutes or until vegetables are golden brown and tender.

  4. Combine basil, parsley, and thyme. Divide vegetables and tofu equally among 4 plates. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon herb mixture.

Cook's Notes

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