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Vegan Tofu Sour Cream

Don't be afraid of the "scary white stuff." Incorporate tofu into a recipe you already know and love.

block of tofu

Photo: FotoosVanRobin (Flickr)

This recipe uses both silken and extra firm tofu.

This recipe is a great way to introduce tofu into your diet. Think healthfully: this recipe has very little fat but a lot of protein.

Honey imitates the sweet flavor you expect from dairy. The hot sauce or chili vinegar will give this dish some acidity. Add a dash of the juice from our pickled peppers for an additional kick to this recipe.

Use the tofu sour cream on baked potatoes, French toast or add curry paste or wasabi for some interesting dips.

Vegan Tofu Sour Cream

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Silken tofu, drained
  • 1/2 pound extra firm tofu, pressed and drained of extra liquid
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 10 drops hot sauce or chili vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive or salad oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and white pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender and pulse to combine.
  2. Scrape down bowl of blender with a rubber spatula and puree until very smooth.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  4. Remover “sour cream” from blender into a storage container and refrigerate until needed. Keeps 3-5 days in the refrigerator.

Chef Daniel Orr

Chef Daniel Orr is the owner of FARMbloomington and the author of several cookbooks. He draws from a lifelong curiosity about individual ingredients combined with extensive training in the art of finding food’s true essence and flavor. The result is simple, yet sophisticated; the best of American food tempered by classic European training.

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  • Keilapavon

    looks good

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