Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets
If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy snack or appetizer, these Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are the perfect choice. They are not only incredibly tasty but also packed with protein and completely vegan. Whether you’re a tofu enthusiast or new to trying tofu, these nuggets are sure to satisfy your cravings.
- 1 block of firm tofu
- 1/2 cup of bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast
- 1 teaspoon of paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cooking spray or olive oil for greasing
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease it with cooking spray or olive oil.
- Drain the tofu and press it to remove excess water. Cut the tofu into bite-sized nugget pieces.
- In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, nutritional yeast, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
- Dip each tofu nugget into the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring they are well coated, and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
- Lightly spray or drizzle olive oil over the nuggets to help them crisp up in the oven.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, flipping them halfway through, or until the nuggets are golden brown and crispy.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are a healthy and satisfying snack or appetizer that’s perfect for vegans and tofu lovers. They are crunchy, flavorful, and easy to make.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving: 180, Protein: 12g, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 3g, Fat: 7g
Whether you serve them with your favorite dipping sauce or add them to a salad or sandwich, these tofu nuggets are sure to become a household favorite. Enjoy the crispy goodness of this plant-based delight!