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Tofu Fries.

February 29, 2012 by Carolina

Guys, I think I’m in love. I’ve always been a french fries addict (& eggplant friesparsnip friessweet potato fries…see a trend here?)  but am not a fan of all the grease & carbs, neither are my hips (Shakira was right, hips don’t lie!). Good thing I have discovered tofu fries cause they are a) delicious, b) easy to make & c) at only 10 calories for an entire block of tofu, they are super low calorie/low carb — I’m officially in love!

Tofu is one of the ingredients that has a bad rep of being bland, I’m here to tell you to give tofu a chance. The wonderful thing about tofu is that it really absorbs all the spices you put on it. Plus, when it’s baked it gets crispy, like fries.  Become a tofu lover & unleash your inner Shakira with these yummy tofu fries. Your taste buds will thank you.

Ingredients

1 Block Extra Firm Tofu

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 tablespoon salt

1 teaspoons black pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Drain & press tofu for 15 – 20 minutes & cut into strips. Toss tofu strips with olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, & cumin. Bake tofu fries for 25 – 30 minutes until crispy. Buen provecho!

Serve plain or with ketchup & enjoy.  Are you a tofu fries convert yet?

Carolina

Carolina is a marketing professional living in Orlando, Florida. Originally from Colombia, Carolina loves experimenting with different spices in the kitchen. When she's not cooking she loves to run, practice yoga and spend time with her dog Rocco. Carolina is passionate about travel and always has her suitcase packed and ready to go!

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