Balsamic Grilled Tofu Recipe with Cauliflower Cilantro Rice and Avocado

Some days I feel like having a vegetarian meal but honestly just don’t know where to start. This Balsamic Grilled Tofu feels indulgent but is crazy healthy for you.

Add in some cauliflower cilantro rice and avocado and you have yourself an amazing meal! Oh… and don’t forget a touch of Sriracha Mayo to add in a little pop to the dish.

Grilled Balsamic Tofu Recipe with Cauliflower Cilantro Rice and Avocado. A yummy vegetarian meal with zing.

Balsamic Grilled Tofu with Cauliflower Cilantro Rice and Avocado

Just as things are warmer up here in Chicagoland, it’s time to warm up the grill, too. If you’re looking for a special summer dish that’s healthy and tummy, look no further than this balsamic grilled tofu recipe!

A special thanks to House Foods for this recipe, which serves 4.

Ingredients:

  • 1 package firm or extra-firm tofu, drained and pressed well
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, grated
  • 1 bunch cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sriracha Mayo
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic or garlic paste

Grilled Balsamic Tofu Recipe with Cauliflower Cilantro Rice and Avocado

Directions:

Step 1: Slice tofu into 1/2-inch slices and set aside. In bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour over tofu and marinate for 20 minutes.

Step 2: Meanwhile, mix together all ingredients for Sriracha Mayo.

Step 3: Grill marinated tofu 3 minutes on each side.

Step 4: In large bowl, combine cauliflower and cilantro. Separate mixture into four serving bowls.

Step 5: Top with grilled tofu and sliced avocado. Serve with Sriracha Mayo.

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Balsamic Grilled Tofu with Cauliflower Cilantro Rice and Avocado
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 package firm or extra-firm tofu, drained and pressed well
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower, grated
  • 1 bunch cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sriracha Mayo
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon minced garlic or garlic paste
Instructions
  1. Slice tofu into ½-inch slices and set aside. In bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour over tofu and marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together all ingredients for Sriracha Mayo.
  3. Grill marinated tofu 3 minutes on each side.
  4. In large bowl, combine cauliflower and cilantro. Separate mixture into four serving bowls.
  5. Top with grilled tofu and sliced avocado. Serve with Sriracha Mayo.

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  1. My oldest daughter just told me yesterday that she wanted to try tofu — and here today, I come across this recipe. Definitely going to try this.

    Pinning to my Deliberate FOOD board.

    Thanks for sharing and linking up to the #SHINEbloghop.

    Wishing you a lovely day.
    xoxo

  2. This looks so delicious! I’ve never made tofu at home, but I love it when we go out to eat. I think this will be a good one to start with. Thanks for sharing on Weekend Bites