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BBQ tofu (Photo by Crunchyrock.com)

This barbecue tofu recipe is perfect for eating with friends and family on a summer day.

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 1 package (14 ounces) regular tofu, firm or extra-firm, drained
  • 1/2 cup sugar free barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon pure chili powder
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 large romaine lettuce leafs

Instructions

  • Cut tofu cake horizontally (slicing parallel to work surface) into four rectangles and press.
  • Place the tofu in a large bowl and add half the barbecue sauce. Rub the sauce onto each piece of tofu.
  • Add in the chili powder and rub onto each side of the tofu. Refrigerate for 1 ½ hours to allow the tofu to marinate.
  • Add a little cooking spray to a preheated grill.
  • Place each piece of tofu on the grill and let each side sit for 7 minutes. Brush on remaining barbecue sauce on each side as they cook.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature, on lettuce wraps and top with cole slaw.

Units per serving:

  • 1 Carbohydrate
  • 1 Condiment

Nutrition facts per serving:

  • 58.5 Calories
  • 0 Fat
  • 2.2 Net carbs
  • 7g Protein

Original recipe from Body+Soul, June 2006. A healthy adaptation by GreenLite Medicine.

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