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Tofu is a great plant protein that takes on the flavor of whatever you cook it with. The key to making tofu work for you to is to make sure you use firm or extra firm and that it is well-drained. You want to drain off all the water and them place it between two heavy plates until all the water is pressed out. If you plan on using tofu often, it is worth investing in a tofu press. The key to making is crispy is to dust it with cornstarch once you cut it into pieces.
by Joanne Perez, MS, RDN, LD

Tofu is a great plant protein that takes on the flavor of whatever you cook it with. The key to making tofu work for you to is to make sure you use firm or extra firm and that it is well-drained. You want to drain off all the water and them place it between two heavy plates until all the water is pressed out. If you plan on using tofu often, it is worth investing in a tofu press. The key to making is crispy is to dust it with cornstarch once you cut it into pieces.


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