Tofu Tacos with Pineapple Pico De Gallo
Tofu Tacos with Pineapple Pico De Gallo Recipe
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Baking time: 25 minutes
What you need:
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) peanut butter
- 2 tsp (10 mL)peanut oil
- 1 tsp (5 mL) each chili powder and hot pepper sauce
- ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
- 12 oz (350 g) extra-firm tofu
- 6 stand-up style crunchy taco shells
- 1 cup (250 mL) diced fresh pineapple
- 1 cup (250 mL) diced red pepper
- ½ small tomato, diced
- 1 green onion, thinly sliced
- ¼ cup (60 mL) peanuts, coarsely chopped
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped cilantro
- 1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 mL) minced jalapeno pepper
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- salt and pepper, to taste
- Garnish: 1 handful microgreens or sprouts, optional
How to prepare:
- Preheat oven to 350⁰F (180⁰C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a small bowl, stir peanut butter with oil, chili powder, hot pepper sauce and salt. Cut tofu into 1-inch (2.5-cm) cubes. Add to peanut butter mixture and stir to coat. Spread out on baking sheet.
- Bake 25 minutes. Warm taco shells in the last 2 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in another bowl, stir together salsa ingredients.
- Divide warm tofu between taco shells. Top with pineapple salsa and microgreens.
Per serving (1 taco)
- 200 calories
- 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat)
- 0 mg cholesterol
- 210 mg sodium
- 16 g carbohydrate
- 3 g fibre
- 5 g sugars
- 9 g protein
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