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12 Best Low-fat Tofu Recipes
November 7, 2016
Grilled, stir-fried, boiled or raw, tofu is prepared in many ways. Tofu is made with mashed soybeans boiled, then strained into soymilk with a coagulating agent added. Soybeans are also known as "the meat of the garden" and are rich in protein, low in fat, and low in calories. They are a great ingredient for vegetarians and people who care about healthy food. Tofu is consumed in many places around the world these days, and it is a must-have item in Japanese dining.
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diningGrilled Tofu with Miso Saucedining
Grilled skewered tofu topped with sweet miso (fermented soybean paste) is called “tofu-dengaku” in Japanese.
Average Beans & Tofu
letscook Hiya-yakko and Yu-dofu letscook
To enjoy tofu, the simple, standard way is to have it as cold “hiya-yakko” in the summer and have it warm as "yu-dofu" in the winter.
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Tofu Simmered with Beef
Like sukiyaki, cook the meat and tofu in the salty sweet sauce, but this recipe's star is tofu.
Easy Healthy Beans & Tofu Vegetables
Tofu comes in two kinds: “momen” and “kinu”. Kinu contains more water and has a softer texture. Momen has a firmer texture.
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Tofu, Ham, and Cucumber Salad
The tofu business used to be more popular. The vendors used to get on a bicycle and ride around the neighborhood, sounding their horn to sell tofu.
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Tofu and Bacon Sauté
When you make a stir-fry with tofu, you need to parboil or press it under something heavy to take the excess water out, so it won't be watery after cooking.
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Kenchin soup (kenchinjiru) is made with stir-fried tofu and root vegetables, with dashi and soy sauce added for flavor. It is then cooked to make clear stew. Having it in the cold winter will warm you up.
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Carrot Soup with Tofu
90% of tofu is water. That is a reason for tofu's smooth texture.
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Sumashijiru Clear Soup with Ground Pork and Tofu
When dicing tofu, veterans do it while holding the tofu directly on their palm, then drop it into the pot.
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Tofu has a really simple taste and goes well with many spices, which you can add to make a variety of dips and healthy snacks.
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"Thunder" Tofu Miso Soup (雷豆腐の味噌汁; kaminari tofu no miso shiru)
This recipe gets its unique name from the thunder-like sounds the tofu makes when it is stir-fried in sesame oil, which makes this miso soup extra rich and aromatic - so don't be afraid to try it!