Savory Baked Tofu Waffles

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 to 4

    savory waffles
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Plant-Based Gourmet

By Suzannah Gerber

Published 2021

  • About

Kick off your day with a protein-packed savory winner that’s just as good for lunch as it is for brunch. Any flavorful leaf can be used if you have trouble finding fresh shiso or sesame leaves; layered basil is also especially nice. Grains and sweets needn’t dominate the breakfast and brunch food category.


  • 14 ounces extra-firm tofu, sliced crosswise ½ to ¾-inch-thick (should yield 3 to 4 slices


  1. Press the tofu slices in between 2 salt blocks for 5 minutes.
  2. Combine the Basic Broth, tamari, mirin, sesame oil, cilantro, garlic powder, and ginger powder in a bowl, and fully immerse the tofu slices in the marinade. Marinate overnight, or for at least 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to