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Jerk Tofu Casserole

Main Courses

  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 tsp allspice
  • 3/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • 14oz extra firm tofu, pressed
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large sweet potato, chopped (3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • Green onions for garnish

Preheat oven to 375. Grease an 8-inch square baking dish.

In a small bowl, mix salt, pumpkin pie spice, allspice, thyme, and ground red pepper.

Slice the pressed tofu into long triangles like this: Slice into eigths width-wise Slice each eigth in half into a long triangle

Rub spice mix into tofu.

Sear the tofu in a skillet, about 8 minutes on each side.

In the baking dish, layer black beans and sweet potato. Top with the tofu.

In small bowl, mix honey, lime juice, and cornstarch. Heat in a pan until boiling, stirring constantly. Pour over the other ingredients. Bake until done, 30-45 minutes. Sprinkle with green onions.

This page was last modified on 2013 February 10.