Lemon Basil Tofu

Lemon Basil Tofu

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 25 min Total Time 25 mins Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Need a quick and easy dinner to prepare? Enjoy this high protein Lemon Basil Tofu recipe that only requires 10 ingredients.


Baked Garlic Tofu

Lemon Sauce


  1. Set oven to 400F. After pressing your tofu, pat your tofu dry and cut into 16 even cube pieces. Place tofu pieces into a large tupperware container and add in soy sauce, white wine vinegar, nutritional yeast and garlic.
  2. Seal tupperware container tightly and gently shake to coat tofu evenly.
  3. Add tofu onto a line baking sheet, making sure each pieces is spread out and isn’t touching another piece of tofu.
  4. Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 20 minutes until the edges become golden and set aside.

  5. In a small bowl combine the remaining soy sauce, maple syrup, lemon juice and zest, brown mustard, garlic, and cornstarch and mix well with a fork to combine making sure there are no additional clumps of cornstarch remaining.

  6. In a pan over medium heat, sauté your onion with a pinch of salt until softened. Add in your tofu and your lemon sauce and sauté for about a minute until sauce thickens.

  7. Remove pan from heat and stir in basil. Taste and adjust salt as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 162kcal
Calories from Fat kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 350mg15%
Potassium 322mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 13g5%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 7g
Protein 13g26%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C 9 mg
Calcium 22 mg
Iron 14 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin E IU
Vitamin K mcg
Thiamin mg
Riboflavin mg
Niacin mg
Vitamin B6 mg
Folate mcg
Vitamin B12 mcg
Biotin mcg
Pantothenic Acid mg
Phosphorus mg
Iodine g
Magnesium mmol
Zinc mcg
Selenium mg
Copper mg
Manganese mg
Chromium mcg
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $2.12

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Adapted from: www.planetbasedrdblog.com

Keywords: Tofu, Lemon, Basil, Soy Sauce

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