Tomato Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Tomato Tofu Lettuce Wraps are a quick and easy recipe that anyone can make. This delicious vegan dish is made with baked tofu, which has the same texture as chicken. It is marinated in a tomato-garlic sauce, then wrapped up in lettuce leaves. This recipe uses brown rice noodles to add some extra protein and fiber, making it an ideal vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner.

Tomato tofu lettuce wraps are a healthy, plant-based meal that is delicious and incredibly filling. These tofu lettuce wraps can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for up to 5 days. The simple preparation involves baking tomatoes with the spices like garlic, onions, coriander, ginger, cumin and turmeric. A good quality coconut oil is used to fry the tofu prior to adding it to the vegetable mixture.

Lettuce wraps are an easy, quick meal for a busy day. Serve these tasty and healthy Baked Tomato Tofu Lettuce Wraps as a healthy snack or a light lunch.

INGREDIENTS:
1 3rd extra firm tofu
romaine lettuce for wrapping
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil, optional
1 tablespoon finely chopped scallions, optional
lime wedges for spritzing
TOFU MARINADE:
1 container tomato paste
4 tablespoons soy sauce
1 heaping tablespoon of brown sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar (added, optional)
oregano (as much,  or as little)
red chili pepper flakes (as much, or as little)

DIRECTIONS:
1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

2. Mix together the tomato paste,  soy sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, and red chili pepper flakes.


3. Drain the tofu. Use a dish towel to get all of the moisture out.

4. Cut the tofu into 1/2- inch pieces.


5. Place the tofu in a well- oiled casserole dish.


3. Pour the marinade over the the tofu, Let it sit for awhile.


4.Put it in the oven at 425 degrees F for about 20 – 30 minutes, until caramelized. My sister and I like it crispy and blackened around the edges.

5. Out of the oven, let the tofu cool for 5 minutes.


6. Wash and dry the romaine. Arrange the lettuce so that the green leafy part is facing up. Squeeze the lime wedges over the lettuce . No pits please. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter the chopped basil and scallions in and around the lettuce wraps. Drizzle with honey, optional.


7. Add a bit of the tofu mixture to each lettuce wrap.

Wrap, Roll, Enjoy!

This is a healthy, vegan dish that’s great for lunch or dinner. The main ingredients are tofu and lettuce wraps, but the recipe also includes cheese, tomatoes, and red onions. This wrap recipe has a lot of vegetables in it, so it’s definitely a good option if you’re trying to eat healthier.

The best way to enjoy this dish is to make it at home, but if you don’t have the time or the space, try out this recipe and let us know in the comments below if you liked it!

Tomato Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3 rd extra firm tofu
  • romaine lettuce for wrapping
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil optional
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped scallions optional
  • lime wedges for spritzing
  • TOFU MARINADE:
  • 1 container tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar added, optional
  • oregano as much, or as little
  • red chili pepper flakes as much, or as little

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. 2. Mix together the tomato paste,  soy sauce, brown sugar, olive oil, vinegar, oregano, and red chili pepper flakes
  • Drain the tofu. Use a dish towel to get all of the moisture out. 4. Cut the tofu into 1/2- inch pieces.
  • Place the tofu in a well- oiled casserole dish.
  • Pour the marinade over the the tofu, Let it sit for awhile.
  • 4.Put it in the oven at 425 degrees F for about 20 – 30 minutes, until caramelized. My sister and I like it crispy and blackened around the edges. 5. Out of the oven, let the tofu cool for 5 minutes.
  • Wash and dry the romaine. Arrange the lettuce so that the green leafy part is facing up. Squeeze the lime wedges over the lettuce . No pits please. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter the chopped basil and scallions in and around the lettuce wraps. Drizzle with honey, optional.
  • Add a bit of the tofu mixture to each lettuce wrap.

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