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Tofu with Miso and Barbecue Sauce

This recipe comes courtesy of the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee. Plain tasting tofu pairs beautifully with the intense salty miso for a gutsy appetizer. It can also be served with Asian noodles as an entrée. Any type of miso will work in this marinade. Be sure to use water-packed extra firm tofu in this recipe.

Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) package water-packed extra–firm tofu1 tablespoon miso

¼ cup water

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

3 green onions, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 tablespoons maple syrup

2 tablespoon sherry

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cut tofu into chunks and place in a bowl.

Combine miso and remaining ingredients and whisk well until combined.

Pour over tofu and gently mix.

Cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least two hours and up to 8 hours.

Drain tofu, reserving marinade.

Place tofu on baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

Turn frequently basting with the barbecue sauce, until tofu is browned.

Serve over noodles for an entree or with toothpicks as an appetizer.

Notes Yield: 4 servings.

Calories 26 (7% from fat); Fat 1g (sat fat 0.1g, mono fat 0.1g, poly fat 0.2g); Protein 3.9g; Carbohydrate 24.7g; Cholesterol 4mg; IRON 1.4mg; Sodium 227mg; Calcium 20mg;

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