Baked Garlic Tofu

This healthy tofu meal is full of flavor and is to sure to be a hit even among your meat-eating friends. The key to firm tofu is to buy the super firm variety at your local grocer or to soak in hot salt water for twenty minutes.

  • 1 package tofu*
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar 
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • sliced scallions and soy sauce to garnish


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Toss extra firm/pressed tofu in the cornstarch and arrange the tofu on a baking sheet Bake for 30-45 minutes – flipping half-way through. 

While tofu is cooking, start the garlic sauce. In a small frying pan, heat up agave nectar soy and garlic over medium heat until bubbly and thick. Season with freshly ground pepper, if you choose. 

Remove the tofu from the oven. Coat and toss in the sauce. Garnish with sliced scallions and drizzle with soy sauce. Best eaten fresh!