Easy Vegetarian Dinner – Breaded Baked Tofu

Breaded Baked Tofu

Tofu is a versatile complete protein that is super easy to incorporate into meals. The breading on this baked tofu gets an extra nutritional boost from wheat germ. This is the same marinade recipe that I used for my Vegetarian Tofu Stir Fry, but it tastes like a completely different meal.

Breaded Baked Tofu


1 Pkg. Firm or Extra Firm Tofu

2T Soy Sauce
1T rice vinegar
1/2 t ginger
1T sesame oil

3T Wheat Germ
1/2 t lemon pepper


Pre-heat oven to 350ยบ
Line baking sheet with parchment paper

Drain tofu. Slice into pieces approx. 1/4 inch thick and then cut those slices into thirds. Place in a shallow baking dish.

Mix marinade and pour over the tofu. Refrigerate for a half hour or more prior to using.

Mix dry ingredients and dip tofu pieces into the mixture coating them completely. Place in a single layer on the baking sheet.
Bake for approx. 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Breaded Baked Tofu

Easy Breaded Tofu

16 comments for “Easy Vegetarian Dinner – Breaded Baked Tofu

  1. robyn frazier
    October 21, 2013 at 5:37 am


  2. kathy pease
    October 21, 2013 at 7:59 am

    This looks really good I have never tried tofu but I have been wanting to try it and this looks really yummy :)

  3. Joannie
    October 21, 2013 at 8:01 am

    Wow- I’ve been looking for a good recipe for baked tofu. Love this one because it’s actually vegan! And it contains two of my favorite cooking ingredients: wheat germ and Sesame oil. I’m definitely making this one!! Thanks!

  4. Marlena
    October 21, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    This looks much healthier than frying it, like I’m used to doing.

  5. Amber G.
    October 23, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    Before I throw tofu in curries or soups I like to cube it, then bake it in a little coconut oil for a bit. It gets a great chewy texture!

  6. October 25, 2013 at 3:17 am

    I’d be willing to try this!

  7. gigi
    October 26, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    breaded tofu is one of my favorites – little tofu ‘nuggets’! We always serve with a ton of different dippy sauces so there’s something for everyone.

  8. Karen Matlock
    October 26, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    Id love to try this. It would be great with a baked yam and a little Kale!

  9. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger
    October 27, 2013 at 12:29 am

    Now that we both realized that we LOVE TOFU – I’d really like to try both recipes – but starting with this one because it is a little different – and has the delightly crunch of fried food we crave – yet packed with all of the life affirming ingredients our entire bodies and souls need to grow and thrive!

  10. Barbara Stenby
    October 29, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    This looks amazing I am definitely going to make this this weekend!

  11. Gianna
    November 1, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    That looks so crispy.

  12. katklaw777
    November 3, 2013 at 1:19 am

    Marinade sounds delish…Soy, ginger and sesame…yum!

  13. Jackee
    November 4, 2013 at 9:22 am

    I love baked tofu and am going to try your recipe this week.

  14. Kira Krusky
    November 4, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    This sounds delicious I will be adding this to my list of new recipes to try out!

  15. Serena Powell
    November 4, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    I’ve yet to have a tofu dish I like, however, this looks absolutely yummy. I’ll definitely have to get it a shot.

  16. Alex Roach
    November 4, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    Looks delicious!

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