Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri on Toast
Grilled Tofu with Chimichurri on Toast
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    Vegans, take heart: Here's an appealing dish for the grilling season. Pressed tofu is marinated in chimichurri -- an Argentinian herb sauce that's usually served with steak -- and then grilled with slices of wholegrain bread. Cucumbers and avocado round out the meal. This recipe comes from our book "Clean Slate: A Cookbook and Guide."

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 red onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
    • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
    • Coarse salt
    • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 English cucumber, thinly sliced
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
    • 15 ounces firm tofu, drained, cut into four pieces, and pressed
    • Canola or safflower oil, for grill
    • 4 slices whole-grain bread

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 294 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 31.47%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 184 mg 7.68%
    • Calcium: 21 mg 2.08%
    • Potassium: 57 mg 1.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.2%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 15.68%
    • Vitamin C 19.12%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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