Tofu Parmigiana

March/April 2008

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Instead of having a greasy, battered coating, the tofu “steaks” in our revamped Parmigiana are breaded and lightly pan-fried in just a small amount of oil then topped with part-skim mozzarella, fresh basil and your favorite marinara sauce. This Italian classic will please even those who are tofu-phobic.

"I made this with daiya (vegan) cheese and it was delish. Served it with a little angel hair and a spinach salad. "
Tofu Parmigiana

32 Reviews for Tofu Parmigiana

Loved this!

My husband and I both loved this! The only problem I had was the tofu broke into several pieces when cutting but it didn't distract from the flavor. This is a keeper - will definitely make this again!

Just Like Chicken

I loved this recipe. I was looking for something to use some tofu I had gotten on sale, so I did this one because I love chicken parmigiana, so the chance to substitute the chicken for a healthier tofu alternative was just great! It filled me and my mom up and there were even leftovers for the next day.

Tastes amazing just like the original

I had some trouble with the bread crumbs sticking. Any ideas??

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Anonymous wrote 1 year 42 weeks ago

no, it doesn't need to be

no, it doesn't need to be wetter. It needs to be drier. Take your sliced tofu and drain on paper towels. The more water you soak up, the more flavor tofu will pick up from your sauces and spices and it will help from breaking up in your pan when you are cooking it.

Tao wrote 2 years 18 weeks ago

Maybe don't use salt and soak

Maybe don't use salt and soak it in soy sauce or amino acid first, if it's wetter it might stick better....

Even my 5 Year Old Loved This

Delicious and quick for a weeknight crowd-pleaser. You won't miss the chicken at all.

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Anonymous wrote 2 years 1 week ago

Added a layer of Zucchini and

Added a layer of Zucchini and this was an amazing little meal. Also doubled the tomato sauce.

Nice work Eating Well!!!!

LOVE this recipe

This was the first recipe I tried from this site and I'm totally hooked! The dish is absolutely delicious and even my carnivore boyfriend loves it. I usually serve it with wheat spaghetti and a green salad on the side. Definitely one of my favorite meals.

healthy and delicious

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