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crispy tofu nuggets with “honey” mustard sauce

 

First, I must warn you. 
These things are addictive! Like really addictive, so plan accordingly!

I love watching the Superbowl, even if we aren’t going anywhere, I make it a fun family event with lots of finger foods and special drinks. Now if you think vegan, healthy finger foods are boring, think again. These are easy, tasty, crunchy and a healthy crowd pleaser. Chances are you have all these ingredients already in your pantry making it budget friendly too. 
Sometimes recipes just come naturally, and sometimes it takes numerous revisions in our test kitchen with my taste testers (family), and this is one of those recipes! This is important because I have already spent a lot of time making a bunch mistakes so that you don’t have to.
I also really love all kinds of mustard, can’t stand ketchup, to there are at least 3 kinds of mustard in the house at all times. I’m currently obsessed with stone ground mustard, which I used here, but yellow or dijon will also work well for the dip. If you like ketchup, mix 1 tbs ketchup, 1 tbs vegan mayo and 1 tsp siracha for a kicky ketchup dip. 
I would love to hear what your fave Superbowl snack or dip is!

Crispy tofu nuggets with honey mustard dipping sauce
Yields 16
A crunchy and delicious snack or appetizer, these tofu nuggets are a quick and easy option.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
50 min
73 calories
10 g
0 g
2 g
5 g
0 g
48 g
200 g
1 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
48g
Yields
16
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g
3%
Saturated Fat 0g
1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 10g
3%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
8%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients for the nuggets
  1. 14 ounce container organic extra firm tofu
  2. 1/2 cup organic flour
  3. 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  4. 1 cups panko bread crumbs
  5. 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  6. 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  9. 3/4 teaspoon pepper
For the Dipping Sauce
  1. 1 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  2. 1 tablespoon vegan mayonaise
  3. 1 teaspoon light agave
Optional
  1. Flat leaf parsley for garnish, 2-3 tablespoons
Directions for the tofu nuggets
  1. drain and press tofu block for 30 minutes to an hour
  2. preheat oven to 375 degrees
  3. line a baking sheet with foil
  4. in medium bowl, combine flour and almond milk, mix until smooth
  5. in another medium bowl, combine the rest of the ingredient (panko through pepper) and mix to combine
  6. cut the tofu into nugget pieces
  7. dip tofu into the flour batter, then into the bread crumb mixture and place on baking sheet, evenly spaced
  8. bake for 20 minutes, take out and turn each piece, then bake an additional 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
For the Dipping Sauce
  1. combine all ingredients in small bowl and stir to combine
Optional
  1. Finely chop the parsley and sprinkle over nuggets
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calories
73
fat
2g
protein
5g
carbs
10g
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