Sweet & Sour Tofu

Weight-loss bonus: A 2011 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine linked eating nutrient-rich whole grains such as brown rice and spelt to increased weight loss

Japanese Tomato & Tofu Soup

Dashi stock is the base for many Japanese dishes. It’s sold as a powder and is available from most large supermarkets or Asian grocery stores. If you prefer, you can substitute with a chicken stock cube instead.

Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

Creamy almond butter and a kick of curry make this tofu dish a flavourful one

Grilled Sesame-Tofu Salad

This is a flavourful way to cook tofu’crusted with sesame seeds, then grilled to perfection.

Red Thai Curry with Tofu

This great-tasting, medium-hot curry is made with tofu ‘ an exceptionally nutritious and protein-rich ingredient that soaks up the fragrant flavour of the spice paste.

Tofu Satay

Spicy satay sauce works well with tofu and diced eggplant in these delicious kebabs, served on a crisp baby corn, sprout and cucumber salad.

Tofu noodles

Popular in Northern Japan, soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour, which gives them a slightly nutty flavour. In this quick and simple dish, the thin brown noodles are delicious stir-fried with protein-rich tofu and crunchy water chestnuts.

Vegetarian paella

A wonderfully rich and satisfying dish, this vegetarian version of a classic is a great way to introduce your family to tofu, which is a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Serve hot with a tomato salad.

Vietnamese Tofu and Noodle Salad

An exciting layered salad combining crisp vegetables flavoured with fresh herbs, noodles and marinated grilled tofu. The tofu is best prepared several hours in advance as longer marinating will enhance the flavour.

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

This vegetarian redux of comfort food classic Sloppy Joes uses crumbled firm tofu as a protein-rich base.