Meat-Free Mondays – Barbecued Tofu Sandwich

Posted on May 5, 2008 by Allie

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So many people complain to me that they don’t like the taste of tofu. The funny thing about that is that tofu pretty much ends up tasting like whatever you put on it. And it makes a great vehicle for BBQ sauce.

Lately, I’ve been working on a big project, and I’m all about simple meals, so this sandwich recipe from The Veggie Table is perfect. You can eat it plain or dress it up with roasted or grilled veggies (I think grilled peppers and BBQ sauce are a perfect combo), and soy or regular cheese. This sandwich has strong flavors, but tofu isn’t one of them.

Look for a sauce that is free of high fructose corn syrup. This one uses brown sugar instead of HFCS, but there are some great organic sauces (like the one pictured above) out there as well.

If you’re like me and you need a gluten-free bread option, check out Dianne’s recipe.

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  1. I love Consorzio’s sauces! They’re always so flavorful.

    May 5th, 2008 at 5:41 pm
    Comment by The Modern Gal
  2. i just had annie’s organic bbq sauce and it was DEEEEE-lish.

    one of my favorite tofu things to make is a crunchy tofu triangle with peanut/hot sauce dip. no taste of “tofu” in that dish at all!

    May 5th, 2008 at 5:46 pm
    Comment by erikka
  3. Hey! I want that recipe!

    May 5th, 2008 at 9:41 pm
    Comment by Allie
  4. haha yes anything tastes good with barbecue sauce. I am sure my sons would eat cardboard if it was suitably sauced. I am not a big tofu fan. I prefer to stick to real foods and that never feels very real to me. The sandwich tastes nice – although I rarely eat them cos like I you avoid gluten and it is always a pain to get separate bread for me.

    May 6th, 2008 at 9:55 am
    Comment by Reluctant Blogger
  5. Me + BBQ = Mmm

    May 6th, 2008 at 8:41 pm
    Comment by Aaron
  6. Yes. BBQ sauce and hot sauce are two things that make almost any food taste better.

    May 6th, 2008 at 8:54 pm
    Comment by Allie
  7. i love bbq’ed tofu! throw in some tater tots and yum!

    May 7th, 2008 at 7:56 am
    Comment by kir

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