Tofu Loaf – Vegan Recipe

Vegan Meatloaf

My family loves meatloaf and mashed potato meals, but the vegans tend to gaze sadly at the loaf. I’ve made loafs in the past using prepared vegan meats, but this was my first try for meatloaf from non-prepared ingredients and it came out quite delicious!

Ingredients

1 container extra firm tofu
1/2 cup almonds
1/2 cup TVP crumbles
1/2 cup almonds
1 sleeve wheat saltines (or 1.5 cups wheat bread crumbs)
1/4 cup sundried tomatoes
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/4 cup nutritional yeast
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
4 T olive oil

Process

Food process or blend crackers to a fine powder. Add almonds, TVP, and sundried tomatoes and continue to blend/process until a consistently fine mix. Mix in the spices.

Remove tofu from package and let drain.

Crumble tofu into a bowl and add 2 T olive oil. Mix in the dry ingredients. Combine well.

Press into a loaf pan (this should about 1/2 fill the pan to the top). Spread remaining olive oil over the top.

Cover with foil and bake at 375* for 40-45 minutes. If desired, remove foil and add some ketchup to the top and then return to oven for an additional 5-10 minutes.

Serve with mashed potatoes (use soy or rice milk, vegan butter, and/or vegan cream cheese to blend) or on sandwiches.

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7 Responses to Tofu Loaf – Vegan Recipe

  1. agnès says:

    looks yummy ! happy MoFo !

  2. Looks good! A good loaf is so yummy but I have made some bad loaves. So sad.

  3. Olivia says:

    OMG! This looks good! Been eating a lot of tofu lately because that is what I grew up on but the block itself can be boring with just soy sauce, ginger, green onions and wasabi. I will have to try this. I might make them into vegan burgers!

    • theveganasana says:

      I think it would make great burgers, too. 🙂 I do a falafel style burger with garbanzo and tofu mixed that is also delicious, but different.

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