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Tofu Burger with Herbs 

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Description:
Slices of frozen tofu provide the "chewiness" associated with a truly good burger. The dark marinade lends a "meaty" flavor and moist juices. This "burger" has the chewy texture and juiciness associated with a truly good hamburger. Serve on sprouted rolls with tofu mayonnaise.

Ingredients:
2 lbs. medium-firm or firm tofu (NOT silken tofu), frozen at least 48 hours

Marinade:
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons soy sauce (regular or mushroom)
2 tablespoons ketchup (fruit-juice sweetened, cane-sugar sweetened, or organic)
2 teaspoons Marmite, Vegemite or other yeast extract (gives a “beefy” flavor) or 4 teaspoons red miso
1/4 teaspoon garlic granules
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried parsely
1/4 teaspoon onion powder

Serve on buns with all the trimmings.


Directions:
1. Thaw out the tofu. Slice each pound block into three thick slices. Place the slices on a cookie sheet covered with a couple of clean, folded tea towels. Cover the slices with more tea towels and another cookie sheet. Weigh this arrangement down with something heavy for about 15-20 minutes. Now the tofu slices are ready for marinating.

2. Mix the marinade ingredients together and pour over the prepared tofu slices in a shallow container in one layer. Cover and let marinate for several hours or days.

3. Just before serving, pan-fry on a lightly-oiled heavy skillet or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned on both sides. Or cook on an indoor grill.

Serve on buns with all the trimmings.


Servings: Makes 6 large burgers


Notes: Recipe is based on from "The Almost No-Fat Cookbook" by Bryanna Clark Grogan (The Book Publishing Co., 1994) Check your condiment and sauce labels to ensure that it is gluten free.


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Fat, High Protein


Category: Vegetarian Entrees

Submitted By: OK In Health E-Magazine



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