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Shanghai Tofu Burgers With Chinese Slaw

Yield 8 sandwiches
The recipe for Chinese Slaw can also be served as a side salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup minced green onions
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound firm tofu, drained
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns
  • Chinese Slaw
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 217
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 3.2 g
  • protein 9.7 g
  • carbohydrate 29.6 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 1 mg
  • iron 5.1 mg
  • sodium 443 mg
  • calcium 160 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a shallow dish. Cut tofu lengthwise into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices. Add tofu to dish, and spoon green onion mixture over tofu. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour, turning tofu occasionally.

  2. Preheat oven to 425°.

  3. Place tofu on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Place 1 tofu slice on bottom half of bun; top with 1/2 cup Chinese Slaw. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon Red Bell Pepper Sauce; cover with top half of bun. Repeat procedure with remaining ingredients.