Churrasco

  • Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

Marinade:
1/2cup lime juice
1/3cup dry red wine
2teaspoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1small onion, minced
1tablespoon dried oregano
2 bay leaves
1teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
1 scotch bonnet or jalapeno pepper, minced, optional
Grilled Tofu or Vegetables:
1pound firm tofu OR 1 1/2 pounds zucchini OR 1 large eggplant OR 3 medium portobello mushrooms

Instructions

  1. To make Marinade: Combine all ingredients in a nonreactive container.
  2. To make tofu or vegetables: Cut tofu crosswise or vegetables lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place in a large zip-seal bag and add marinade. Let sit for up to 2 hours at room temperature or overnight in the refrigerator.
  3. Grill vegetables or tofu on a gas grill or over coals 4 minutes per side or until browned (and vegetables are tender). Or you may broil the vegetables and tofu approximately 3 inches from broiler heating element 5 minutes per side until browned well.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 136
  • Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 11mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Protein 12g
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