Tofu Escalopes with Salsa

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      15 min

Appears in
The Thrifty Veggie

By Nicola Graimes

Published 2021

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Slices of rosemary- and garlic-marinated tofu are coated in breadcrumbs and fried until crisp and golden, then served with a punchy salsa. Any slightly stale bread (including crusts) can be turned into breadcrumbs — I like to keep a ready supply in the freezer.


  • 450 g /1 lb firm tofu, drained, patted dry and sliced into 8 × 1cm/½in slices
  • 2 eggs


  1. Mix together the ingredients for the marinade and season well. Put the tofu in a large, shallow dish, spoon the marinade over and spread over both sides. Leave to marinate, covered, for 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the flageolet beans into the salsa, using the lemon juice instead of lime.
  3. Beat the eggs in a shallow dish. Put the breadcrumbs and lemon zest in a