Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu

Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu

Picture yourself savoring a plate of Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu, a delightful vegan dish that’s bursting with flavor. This recipe perfectly combines the tanginess of lemon and the savory goodness of garlic, resulting in a mouthwatering tofu experience that will leave you craving for more.


  • 1 block of extra-firm tofu
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Drain the tofu and press it to remove excess water. Cut it into bite-sized cubes.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Gently toss the tofu cubes in the lemon-garlic mixture, ensuring they are well coated.
  5. Spread the tofu evenly on the prepared baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown, flipping them halfway through.
  6. Once roasted, remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu is a vegan delight that’s quick to prepare and bursting with zesty flavors. Serve it as a main course or a flavorful addition to salads and bowls.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 180, Fat: 13g, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 12g

Picture this – you take a forkful of this Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu, and your taste buds are greeted by the tangy lemon and the aromatic garlic. The tofu’s outer crispiness contrasts perfectly with its tender interior. Each bite is a delightful burst of flavor, making it an ideal choice for both tofu enthusiasts and those looking to explore more plant-based options.
Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or simply craving a healthy and delicious meal, this recipe is a must-try. It’s versatile and can be served as a main course or as a flavorful addition to salads and grain bowls. Plus, with only 180 calories per serving, you can indulge guilt-free.
So, the next time you’re in the mood for a zesty, garlicky delight, whip up this Zesty Lemon Garlic Roasted Tofu recipe. Your taste buds will thank you, and your guests will be asking for seconds.

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