Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tofu Parmigiana

1/2 Cup seasoned Bread crumbs or Wheat Germ
2 Tbs Olive oil
1 (8 ounce) can Marinara sauce
1/2 Tsp Italian seasoning
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 Cup of shredded Mozzarella
5 Tbs grated Parmesan cheese
Ground black pepper to taste
1(12 ounce) package firm Tofu
Salt to taste

In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper.
Slice tofu into 1/4 inch thick slices, and place in bowl of cold water. One at a time, press tofu slices into crumb mixture, turning to coat all sides.
Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook tofu slices until crisp on one side. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil, turn, and brown on the other side.
Place a thin layer of marinara sauce in an 8 inch square baking pan. Arrange tofu slices in the pan. Spoon remaining sauce over tofu. Top with shredded mozzarella and remaining 3 tablespoons Parmesan.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes.