Tofu and Veggie Nuggets


Tofu and Veggie Nuggets

Veggie Tofu Nuggets with Sauce

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Makes about 20 nuggets

  • 2 12 oz package tofu, extra firm
  • 1⁄2 carrots
  • 1 medium squash
  • 2 tbsp green onions
  • 1⁄2 medium onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • Panko breadcrumbs


  1. Remove excess water from the tofu by wrapping the tofu in paper towels and place a heavy object on top. Let drain for 10 minutes. See notes.
  2. Mince carrots, squash, green onions, onions, and garlic into tiny pieces. Use food processor if needed.
  3. In a large bowl, combine drained tofu, vegetables, egg, and soy sauce and mix with your hands. If the mixture is not sticking together, add 1 tbsp of breadcrumbs at a time until the mixture is firm.
  4. Shape the mixture into nuggets or any shape you prefer.

Note: There are other ways to drain tofu

  1. Microwave for about 3 minutes and let drain
  2. Freeze tofu and thaw. Let drain.

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