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8 Recipes That Bring Out Tofu's Beautiful Side

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I do not need to explain tofu's bad rap. And admittedly, part of it—soggy, flavorless fried cubes; possibly still-frozen chunks in a college cafeteria's salad bar; the punchline of every joke about vegetarians ever—is deserved.

But I'll come out and say that I love tofu (though not as much as this woman). Even raw. And tofu has come so far since its murky college salad bar days (haven't we all?). Prepared well, it can convince even the most ardent of tofu-haters to reconsider it; here are 8 reasons to start reconsidering tofu now:

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Grilled Tofu with Vietnamese-Style Dipping Sauce
Grilled Tofu with Vietnamese-Style Dipping Sauce
Vegan Palak Paneer
Vegan Palak Paneer
Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup
Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup
How to Make a Tofu Scramble Without a Recipe
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How to Make a Tofu Scramble Without a Recipe
Weeknight Soy Sauce-y, Peanut-y Tofu
Weeknight Soy Sauce-y, Peanut-y Tofu
Kabocha Squash and Tofu Curry
Kabocha Squash and Tofu Curry
Vegetarian Ma Po Tofu
Vegetarian Ma Po Tofu
Chicken Tofu Laksa
Chicken Tofu Laksa

Tell us about the best—and the worst—tofu you've ever had in the comments.


Tags: tofu, soy