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Grilled Tofu with Ratatouille Vegetables

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.

Cooking Light JULY 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 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


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.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 309
  • Fat: 13.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3g
  • Protein: 13.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.1g
  • Fiber: 9.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 440mg
  • Calcium: 296mg

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Grilled Tofu with Ratatouille Vegetables Recipe