30+ Amazing Vegan Tofu Recipes

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A collection of delicious vegan tofu recipes for any occasion! These 30 protein-packed recipes will satisfy cravings, vegan or not.

I LOVE TOFU! What’s not to love about a slightly squidgy, neutral-flavored, protein-packed ingredient that works in basically any recipe?! I know tofu can get a bad rap sometimes, but let me tell you – if you know how to season and cook it well, it is absolutely delicious.

If you’re looking for tofu inspiration you’ve come to the right place, because today I’m sharing 30 of my favorite tofu recipes with you! Try them one or try them all – you won’t be disappointed 😉

collage of tofu recipes

BUT FIRST: A GUIDE TO TOFU

cubed and sliced tofu on round wooden cutting board on marble background

If you’ve ever been confused as to which tofu type to even buy (Silken? Extra-Firm?) or the difference between them, I highly suggest you check out my guide to tofu  first! If you’re more of a visual learner you can also watch this detailed video on youtube.

ASIAN-INSPIRED TOFU RECIPES

Tofu is inherently an Asian ingredient, so it makes total sense that it works well in a wide variety of recipes! Whether you’re craving a saucy stir fry or some crispy chili-flecked tofu, there’s a recipe here for you.
Click or tap on each photo to go to the recipe, or find more details below!

vegan cashew chicken in bowl served over steamed broccoli and white ricevegan kung pao tofu stir fry with bell pepperspeanut butter tofu in cast iron pan topped with green onionschopsticks holding one cube of tofu over white bowl of sweet chili tofuvegan yellow curry in white bowlsaute pan of black pepper tofu with stir fried vegetablesgolden curry soup with crispy tofu 

  1. Vegan Cashew “Chicken”
  2. Vegan Kung Pao Tofu
  3. Crispy Orange Tofu
  4. Peanut Butter Tofu by Healthy Happy Life
  5. Dump & Bake Teriyaki Tofu Casserole
  6. Garlic Green Bean Stir Fry with Crispy Tofu
  7. Baked Sweet Chili Tofu
  8. Yellow Curry by World of Vegan
  9. Black Pepper Tofu Stir Fry
  10. Chinese Five Spice Braised Tofu
  11. Golden Curry  Soup by Hot for Food
  12. Banh Mi Bowls with Crispy Tofu

SOUTHWESTERN & MEXICAN INSPIRED TOFU RECIPES

Since tofu has a neutral flavor, it works well as a plant protein in a wide variety of other cuisines, too. Here are some of my favorite ways to enjoy tofu in Southwestern and Mexican-inspired recipes:
Click or tap on each photo to go to the recipe, or find more details below!

crispy vegan sheet pan quesadillas topped with lime wedges

vegan tacos topped with onion and cilantro on white plate

  1. Vegan Sheet Pan Quesadillas by Make it Dairy Free
  2. Sweet Potato Tacos with BBQ Tofu
  3. Sheet Pan Fajitas with Chipotle Lime Tofu
  4. Tofu Chilaquiles by Plant Based on a Budget
  5. Tofu Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce by Dora’s Table
  6. Sheet Pan Tofu Taco Meat by Sweet Simple Vegan

ITALIAN INSPIRED TOFU RECIPES

Whether you’re blending tofu into ricotta or pressing it to make a plant based “chicken” substitute, tofu also works fabulously in a lot of my favorite Italian dishes!
Click or tap on each photo to go to the recipe, or find more details below!

Close-up photo of piccata with slice cut into it and pasta with lemon sauce on the sidevegan stuffed shells topped with fresh basil in white casserole dish with metal serving spoonBaked Zucchini Roll Ups in baking dish with serving spoon holding two rolls topped with sauce and a sprinkle of fresh basilClose-up side shot of a stacked grilled pesto tofu sandwich with toasted bread, grilled tofu, arugula, sundried tomatoes, and roasted red peppers

  1. Vegan Tofu Parmesan
  2. Vegan “Chicken” Piccata
  3. Vegan Tofu Ricotta
  4. Vegan Stuffed Shells
  5. Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups
  6. Grilled Pesto Tofu Sliders

BASICS, BOWLS, & BUFFALO 😉

Last but certainly not least – the basics! Whether you’re looking for a versatile tofu recipe for meal prep (or craving some buffalo wings), you’re sure to love these recipes:
Click or tap on each photo to go to the recipe, or find more details below!

crispy tofu on skewer on grey stone background

close up photo of tofu scramble in saute pan with wooden spoon

  1. The BEST Crispy Oven-Baked Tofu
  2. Crispy Fried Tofu by Make it Dairy Free
  3. Vegan Tofu Scramble
  4. Nourish Bowls with Maple Turmeric Tofu
  5. Vegan Buffalo Tofu Wings by Shane & Simple
  6. Buffalo Tofu Salad

If you’re looking for more vegan protein-packed recipes, you’ll also love my recipes using tempeh!

If you make any of these recipes and decide to share on Facebook or Instagram, don’t forget to tag me @FromMyBowl + #FromMyBowl! I love seeing your delicious recreations 🙂

About the Author

Hey there, I’m Caitlin! I make easy-to-follow, wholesome, and budget-friendly vegan recipes that are mostly gluten-free and refined sugar-free. I’m also an avid yogi, love the great outdoors, am chocolate-obsessed, and enjoy eating almond butter straight off of the spoon.

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  1. I’m happy to have found you and your recipes and I’m looking forward to trying more!

    1. Welcome, Christine! We’re glad you found the blog and sure that you’ll enjoy the recipes you try here!