Tofu Dip

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.

Tofu Dip
Photographed by Eiichi Takahashi


Recipe by
Masaki Samejima

Easy

Beans & Tofu

Healthy

Quick

70kcal

10minutes

Calorie count is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 200 g momendofu
    Note

    Tofu that has been pressed and drained to remove excess moisture. Its firm texture makes it ideal for cooking.

  • 4 shiso leaves
    Note

    Shiso, sometimes referred to as perilla, is a Japanese herb with a refreshing fragrance used to garnish or add zest to a wide range of dishes.

  • 1 tsp usukuchi soy sauce
    Note

    Popular soy sauce originating in Kansai region. Light-colored, yet salty. Good for keeping the raw taste and color of the ingredients.

  • 1/3 tsp salt

Directions

1

Wrap the tofu in a paper towel, then gently place a weight on top and let sit for 7-8 min to press out the excess moisture.

2

Remove the veins down the center of the shiso leaves, then stack them and cut into thin strips.

3

Place the tofu into a food processor and process until creamy. Add the usukuchi soy sauce, salt, and shiso leaves, and process briefly until smooth and creamy.