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Basil Pesto Tofu

Easy to make recipe that is great as a side dish or as a salad for weeknight dinners. The use of chickpea flour with tofu gives it a nutty flavor that goes very well with pesto. Serve this to your non-tofu lovers with confidence!

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cooking Time: 40 mins

Servings: 1-2


  • 1 Block Tofu

  • 2 tbsp Chickpea Flour

  • 1 tsp Salt • 1 tsp Pepper

  • 1 cup Basil Leaves

  • 1/4 cup Walnuts

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil

  • 1/2 a Lime Juice

  • 2 Garlic Cloves


  • Press tofu for 20 mins.

  • Chop tofu into cubes and place them in a baking tray.

  • Add chickpea flour, salt, pepper, 2 tbsp olive oil and mix well to evenly quote all tofu cubes.

  • Bake at 350'F for 35 mins, flip tofu in between for equal crisp.

  • In a blender add basil leaves, walnuts, olive oil, garlic cloves, salt, pepper, and coarse blend.

  • When tofu and pesto are ready to mix both together and serve warm.



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