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Grilled Tofu and Mushroom Skewers

The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

You’d never know that these delicious Grilled Tofu and Mushroom Skewers are totally plant-based and vegan friendly!

Tofu, mushrooms, onions and green peppers are marinated in a balsamic and soy sauce-based glaze and grilled to perfection. These skewers are perfect for a healthy summer barbeque, or an easy weeknight grilled dinner.

This healthy meal is best served over a big salad filled with fresh produce from Heinen’s. Using extra firm tofu in this recipe is key – it helps keep the tofu from falling apart on the grill.

Grilled Tofu and Mushroom Skewers
Cook time:
10min
Prep time:
60min
Total time:
70min

Servings:
8

Ingredients

For the Skewers

  • 2 blocks extra firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 1 lb. sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 white onion, cut into squares
  • 2 green peppers, cut into thick squares
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

For the Salad

  • 1 cup fresh microgreens
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • Diced cucumbers, for serving
  • Diced tomatoes, for serving

Instructions

  1. Drain tofu and dry with a towel. Cut into 1-inch squares and gently toss with corn starch in a bowl.
  2. Combine tofu, mushrooms, onion, green pepper, garlic, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix ingredients well and marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. After marinating, alternate tofu, mushrooms, peppers and onions on grill-safe skewers.
  4. Preheat the grill to medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes on each side, or until cooked, but not overly charred.
  5. Serve skewers over a large salad with microgreens, mixed greens, cucumbers and tomatoes.

Grilled Tofu and Mushroom Skewers

By Christina Musgrave
Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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