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T.L.T. (Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato) Sandwiches

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It’s the T.L.T.! Between two good slices of fresh bread, last-of-the-season heirloom tomatoes, and the added benefits of a coating of nutritional yeast flakes, this sandwich is sure to satisfy.

 

T.L.T. (Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato) Sandwiches
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Recipe type: Sandwich
 
It's the T.L.T.! Between two good slices of fresh bread, last-of-the-season heirloom tomatoes, and the the added benefits of a coating of nutritional yeast flakes, this sandwich is sure to satisfy.
Ingredients
  • 1 cake extra firm organic tofu
  • ½ cup good tasting nutritional yeast flakes
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • safflower oil
  • tamari (to taste)
  • Organic tomato
  • Organic Romaine lettuce
Instructions
  1. Slice tofu very thin, and lay out on towel. Pat dry. Bread the tofu in the nutritional yeast mixture.
  2. Saute in oil until crisp on one side. Turn over and continue cooking on other side until crispy.
  3. When finished, sprinkle tamari over the tofu in the hot pan and allow it to sizzle and coat the tofu.
  4. Remove from pan and lay out on paper towel to absorb the oil. Slice tomato and rinse several lettuce leaves.
  5. Prepare the sandwiches by layering tofu, tomato and lettuce on toasted organic whole wheat bread.

 

Step-by-Step Photo Instructions

Slice tofu very thin, and lay out on towel. Pat dry. Bread the tofu in the nutritional yeast mixture.

Saute breaded tofu in oil until crisp on one side. Turn over and continue cooking on other side until crispy.

When finished, sprinkle tamari over the tofu in the hot pan and allow it to sizzle and coat the tofu.

Remove from pan and lay out on paper towel to absorb the oil. Slice tomato and rinse several lettuce leaves.

Prepare the sandwiches by layering tofu, tomato, and lettuce on toasted organic whole wheat bread.

Enjoy!

 

About Bhavani Jaroff

Bhavani Jaroff is a Natural Foods Chef, Educator, Radio Host, and Food Activist. She has over thirty years experience cooking healthy, fresh organic food. Read More


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