Baked Tofu with Garlic Kale & Mashed Potatoes

Baked Tofu with Garlic Kale & Mashed Potatoes

In collaboration with Yi-Pin Soya I created this recipe which I call a ‘weekly standard’.  It is wholesome, delicious, easy to make as well as easy to vary with different seasonal produce. A simple & flavorful dish, it can be prepared in smaller portions & enjoyed as a light course or as a heartier entrée.

View the recipe in Swedish at Yi-Pin Soya’s website here.

BAKED TOFU, SAUTEÉD GARLIC KALE & MASHED POTATOES

Ingredients

1 block (400 g) extra hard or super firm tofu
1 large head of kale (approximately 200 g raw)
6-8 potatoes
3 cloves of garlic
Seasoning to taste

Steps

-Slice tofu (1 block = approximately 8 slices)
-Season the slices to taste: generously sprinkle olive oil, salt & pepper (as well as herbs & spices of choice for more flavor) on both sides of tofu slices
-Bake at 180° until golden brown (approximately 35 minutes), turning over slices at about 20 minutes
-Sautée the kale with garlic in olive oil & salt to taste
-Prepare the mashed potatoes, adding in vegan buttery spread or plant based margarine for a creamier mash
-Prepare the plates & serve!

Tip: A visually appealing way to prepare this dish is in careful layers with the mashed potatoes on the bottom, carefully topped by a couple slices of tofu & then the kale. For a smaller portion the tofu can serve as the bottom layer, topped by a dollop of mashed potatoes & then the kale.

 

 

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