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Sesame Seed Baked Tofu


"I had a picky 19 year-old try this and he gobbled it up, as did everybody else at the table. People were disappointed, but only because I didn't have enough."
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50 m servings 201 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (6 slices)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Arrange tofu slices into a square baking dish in a single layer.
  3. Stir water, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and cornstarch together in a small saucepan; bring to a boil while stirring continually. Pour sesame oil into the boiling mixture while stirring to incorporate fully; remove from heat and pour over the tofu.
  4. Marinate tofu for 15 minutes.
  5. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Cook sesame seeds in skillet until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  6. Bake tofu in preheated oven until it looks glazed, about 25 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If preparing tofu in advance, refrigerate overnight to marinate, rotating tofu occasionally to keep covered.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 201 calories; 11.4 g fat; 14.7 g carbohydrates; 13.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 919 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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