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Tex-Mex Tofu

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 10 min.
Tofu, an excellent source of protein, absorbs the Southwestern flavors in this easy vegetarian meal.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs chili powder
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb extra-firm tofu, cut into 4-1/2-inch thick slices
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow corn kernels, blanched
  • 1 cup cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • 2 Tbs minced jalapenos
  • 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin

Directions

  • In a shallow mixing bowl combine 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 2 teaspoons of olive oil, chili powder and garlic. Place tofu pieces in mixture, cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Combine remaining lime juice and olive oil with corn, pinto beans, olives, jalapenos, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and cumin. Set aside. Season tofu with remaining salt and grill over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side. Transfer to serving plates and top with 4-5 ounces of corn salsa.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 346
  Calories from Fat 136 (39%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(28%)Sodium 684mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(36%)Protein 18g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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