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Citrus-Marinated Tofu with Onions and Peppers

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 40 min
  • $$$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromMixed Greens Blog

Ingredients

  • parchment paper
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 14 ounce block firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 3 red bell peppers, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika, divided
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey, optional

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat oven to 450 and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Chop cilantro, mince garlic and juice lime. 3. Slice tofu, onions and peppers. Make: 1. Combine 1/2 cup cilantro, lime juice, garlic, cumin, and paprika in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. 2. Toss tofu, peppers, and onions with 3/4 cup sauce and let marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes. 3. Mix remaining marinade with 2 tablespoons oil, and honey. Season sauce with salt and pepper. 4. Place tofu, peppers, and onions on prepared baking sheet, season with salt and pepper and roast, stirring vegetables occasionally until tofu is browned, 20-25 minutes. 5. Serve with remaining cilantro and sauce.

Notes

The marinade in this makes all the difference! We leave the honey out until the end so that it doesn't burn in the high heat of the oven.

Goes great with these recipes

Cilantro Lime Quinoa
Spanish Quinoa
Cilantro Lime Rice
Mexican Rice
Cilantro Cauli-Rice
Warm Corn Tortillas
Warm Flour Tortillas
Simple Quinoa
Brown Rice
Basic White Rice

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