Walnut Tofu "Meat"
"My WALNUT TOFU MEAT is one of my most popular recipes. Many of you have made it I am pleased to say. This “meat” is incredibly versatile. It makes the worlds best vegan bolognese date I say EVER but you can choose what to do with it."
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Your vegan pasta just got better with this Walnut Tofu. Walnuts extra firm tofu and spices create a meaty like flavor and texture. Add this the next time you want to make a plant based bolognese. 

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  • 1 1/ 2 cups walnuts
  • 1 package extra firm tofu
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 1 tablespoon vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste


  • Step 1

    Crumble walnuts in food processor until pea sized.

  • Step 2

    Mash tofu with fork (or hands!) until pea sized.

  • Step 3

    Whisk wet and dry ingredients together and combine with walnut and tofu mix.

  • Step 4

    Spread on baking sheet and bake at 350 F for 35 min, stirring at half way to ensure even baking.