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Grilled Tofu with Avocado Chimichurri

Prep time 25 mins, Cook time 10 minutes, Total time 35 minutes


A fresh take on a classic Latin staple! Fresh herbs, a hint of spice, and a hearty crunch rounds out this sure-to-be summertime favorite.


Marinated Tofu:

  • 1 package (350g) of firm tofu, cut into thick slices
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt & pepper
  • Add half of a jalepeño (finely chopped) for some added heat

Avocado Chimichurri:

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice & zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 avocados, cubed and pitted
  • A generous pinch of salt & pepper
  • Que Pasa Salted Corn Tortilla Chips, for serving
  1. Combine all marinated ingredients into a bowl.
  2. In a baking dish, pour marinated ingredients over sliced tofu, ensuring all tofu is coated. Cover and transfer to the fridge.
  3. While the tofu is marinating, prepare the chimichurri. Add all the ingredients into a bowl and toss to combine. Set this mixture aside while you cook the tofu.
  4. Preheat your grill to a low to medium setting, and grill the tofu slices for 3-4 minutes on each side, allowing a nice sear to develop.
  5. To serve, top the grilled tofu with avocado chimichurri along with Que Pasa Tortilla Chips. Enjoy!


Grilled Tofu with Avocado Chimichurri | Que Pasa

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Author Bio

Sara and Adam are a Vancouver-based recipe development and photography team. With a background in Holistic Nutrition and a love of good food, together they run The Forest and Fig, a curation of fresh, seasonal & plant-based dishes along with simple lifestyle & diet tips to encourage healthy living and vitality.