Miso Honey-Glazed Tofu with Spinach

  • Yield: 4 servings

Miso can be found in Asian markets and natural food stores. It is a soy-based product that comes in several varieties. Either bold-flavored red or white miso can be used in this dish. Thai chili paste can also be found in these markets. It's spicy. If you like a milder flavor, omit it. Serve withbasmati rice.


Miso-Honey Glazed Tofu:
2tablespoons red or white miso
1tablespoon Thai green curry paste
1tablespoon honey
2teaspoons low-sodium sory sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
2teaspoons ginger root, minced
Juice of 1 lime
1pound firm tofu, sliced 1/2-inch thick across the short side of the block
1/2tablespoon canola oil
Spinach and Onions:
1/2tablespoon canola oil
1cup red onion, sliced thinly
4cups fresh leaf spinach


  1. To prepare the tofu: Combine miso, curry paste, honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger root and lime juice in a nonreactive bowl and whisk. Place tofu in a single layer in a nonreactive baking dish and pour miso mixture over tofu. Let sit 10 minutes.
  2. Remove tofu from marinade. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add the tofu slices in a single layer. Cook 3 minutes on one side, turn over and brown the other side. Add the reserved marinade to the pan and heat through. Remove the tofu and sauce from the pan to a platter.
  3. To make spinach and onions: Heat oil in the same pan over medium heat. Add onions and saute 2 minutes until slightly softened. Add spinach and continue to cook 2 minutes until the spinach wilts. Serve the tofu slices over warm or room temperature spinach and onions.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 190
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat .37g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 504mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 10g