Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce
Spring/Summer

Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce

Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce are a delicious, healthy treat.

Thanks to this simple dish, some of my friends have changed their minds on the pleasantness of tofu. Tofu has a neutral flavor which according to some, is its weak point. On the contrary, I think it’s its strong point because it allows you to experiment with various seasonings.

Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce, become a crisp and tasty idea that will appeal to children, too.

Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce: Ingredients

Serves 2

10 asparagus

Pinch of sea salt

100 g (3½ oz) natural tofu

60 g (2 oz) brown rice flour

1 large beaten egg

60 g (2 oz) breadcrumbs

4 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

100 g (3½ oz) Parmigiano cheese, grated

60 ml (2 oz) organic rice drink (or cow’s milk)

Grated nutmeg or white pepper, to taste

Tofu sticks with Parmigiano sauce: Method

  1. Wash and clean the asparagus, removing the hardest part at the end and blanch in salted water for about 10minutes (cooking should be al dente). Drain and set aside.
  2. Drain the tofu and cut into strips. Prepare one bowl containing the flour, one bowl containing beaten egg with a pinch of salt and one bowl containing the breadcrumbs.
  3. Dip each stick of tofu, in sequence, in the flour, egg and then breadcrumbs. In an oiled skillet, cook the tofu sticks for a few minutes until they are golden.
  4. Arrange the sticks on a plate with paper towels and set aside.
  5. In a saucepan, melt the Parmigiano with the milk, until it becomes a fluid cream. Remove from heat, add the nutmeg or pepper according to your taste.
  6. In a dish, place the asparagus and tofu and season with the Parmigiano sauce, prepared just before serving.
TOFU STICKS WITH PARMIGIANO SAUCE

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