Tex-Mex Tofu Fajitas Recipe

Enjoy your favorite fajitas without the meat—but full of Mexican flavor and tofu.

August 2009 | By
Tex-Mex Tofu Fajitas Recipe
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August 2009

Enjoy your all-time favorite fajitas without the meat—but with a lot of Mexican flavor and the popular Asian staple, tofu.

Serves 4  
Prep Time
 10 minutes  
Cooking Time
 10 minutes

1 pack tofu, cut into strips 
4 tablespoons light soy sauce
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 teaspoon pepper
1 large ripe avocado
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
8 stalks spring onions, cut into 5-cm lengths
8 large flour tortillas
grated cheese

For the salsa
1 cup canned tomatoes
1 large red onion, chopped roughly
1 red chili, seeded and chopped finely
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
juice of half an orange

1  Marinate tofu in light soy sauce, garlic, and pepper.

2  Make the salsa: Combine all ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

3 Halve the avocado then scoop out the pulp. With a fork, mash the avocado pulp with sour cream and lemon juice. Season to taste. Set aside. 

4  Heat oil in a pan. Stir-fry tofu, marinade included, for 3 to 4 minutes over medium heat. Add bell peppers and spring onions. Season and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

5  In another pan, dry-fry tortillas, about 5 seconds on each side over high heat.

6  Spread 2 tablespoons avocado mixture on a tortilla then top with 2 tablespoons tomato salsa, tofu and veggies, and grated cheese. Fold, roll, and serve.


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