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Tofu Tacos with Vegan Peanut Sauce

These tofu tacos with vegan peanut sauce are a great grilled option for a Summer BBQ when you're entertaining friends who are vegetarian.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 363kcal

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 5 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
  • 5 tbsp low sodium tamari gluten free if needed
  • 1 ½ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp light olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely grated
  • 1 tsp sriracha or more to taste
  • 1 block extra firm tofu cut into 1/4" thick triangles

Peanut Sauce:

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup reduced sodium tamari gluten free if needed or reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or very finely minced
  • 1 tsp sriracha or more to taste

For serving:

  • 8 small corn tortillas for serving
  • Shredded red cabbage
  • Shredded carrot
  • Avocado thinly sliced
  • Lime
  • Thinly sliced green onion
  • Sesame seeds
  • Crushed peanuts

Instructions

  • To a large plastic bag, add in the marinade ingredients and the tofu. Allow to marinate for at least an hour, up to overnight.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl mix together the peanut sauce ingredients.
  • Preheat the grill to medium high and add the corn tortillas. Toast on each side just for 30-60 seconds, and keep warm.
  • Add the tofu and cook for 3-4 minutes per side until grill marks appear.
  • To serve, add the tofu to the tortilla shell, top with cabbage, carrots, avocado, lime, green onion, sesame, peanuts and a generous spoonful of the peanut sauce. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 1466mg | Potassium: 449mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 3mg