Sesame Ginger BBQ Tofu

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Preparation Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Cost Per Serving $2.15
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1 blockExtra Firm Tofu
1 cupGreen Onion
1/4 cupCashews
2 cupsCabbage, shredded
Sesame Ginger Glaze
2 tbspGinger, grated
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 tbsp Maple Syrup
1 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar or Lime Juice
1 tbsp Sesame Oil


  1. Combine all the glaze ingredients and set aside.
  2. Cut tofu into 1 cm blocks. Brush with a little oil, and grill over medium heat for about 3 minutes per side. Keep brushing with the glaze as it cooks.
  3. Dress the cabbage with the juice of one lime. Serve with the grilled tofu, top with extra cashews and green onion.


  • Tofu is a great plant-based protien source and is perfect for grilling.
  • Recent studies now show that women who have had estrogen-sensitive breast cancers do not need to avoid soy.
  • What's a serving of soy food? 125 mL (½ cup) of edamame (cooked soybeans), 60 mL (1/4 cup) of soy nuts, 175 mL (¾ cup) of tofu or 250 mL (1 cup) of soymilk.​