Vegan Tofu "Egg" Foo Young Recipe

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Tofu replaces eggs in this vegan recipe. Kevin Dyer / Getty Images
  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Like egg foo young? Try this eggless vegan version made with tofu instead! Along with tofu instead of eggs, this recipe has all the other traditional ingredients for egg foo young, including mushrooms, bean sprouts water chestnuts and green onions.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 6-8 green onions, sliced
  • 1 8-ounce can water chestnuts, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 2 blocks tofu
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp​. nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder

How to Make It

1. Pre-heat oven to 325 F.

2. In a large skillet or wok, saute the snow peas, mushrooms, green onions and water chestnuts in sesame oil for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the bean sprouts and cook for another minute.

3. In a blender or food processor, process 1/2 blocks of tofu and the soy sauce until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl and mix in by hand the remaining 1/2 block tofu, flour, nutritional yeast and baking powder.

Add the vegetables and mix well.

4. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the mixture onto a baking sheet and gently flatten to about 1/2 inch thick. Continue making patties, using all of the mixture.

5. Bake for 30 minutes, then turn each patty over and cook for another 15 minutes.

Enjoy your eggless egg-free and vegan tofu egg fu young!

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