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Crispy Tofu Nuggets 1


  • 1 16 oz block extra firm tofu, drained and cut into 1 ½ inch x 3 inch sticks
  • ¼ cup almond meal or ground flax seed
  • ¼ cup whole grain bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp sea salt


  • 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • 2. In a shallow dish, combine the almond meal (or flax seed), breadcrumbs, cornmeal, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, chili powder, smoked paprika, and sea salt.
  • 3. One a time, dredge the tofu nuggets in the bread crumb mixture.
  • 4. Place the breaded tofu nuggets in an even layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • 5. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • 6. Serve with your favorite plant-based dipping sauce.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. If using an air fryer, bake at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes.

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