Tofu Tacos

  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings


1tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1clove garlic, chopped
8ounces firm tofu, drained
1cup diced tomato
6 mushrooms, sliced
1 carrot, grated
1/2 zucchini, grated
1tablespoon tamari
1tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
12 taco shells


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for about 7 minutes or until golden.
  2. Add tofu, tomato, mushrooms, carrot, zucchini and tamari and sauté for about 6 minutes or until vegetables are softened.
  3. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top. Fill taco shells equally with mixture.

Tip: To toast sesame seeds: Place seeds on a baking sheet and toast in a preheated 350F oven, stirring once or twice, for about 5 minutes or until fragrant and golden.

–Excerpted from “The Best 30-Minute Vegetarian Recipes” by Marie-Claude Morin, Robert Rose Inc. Reprinted with permission.  All rights reserved.