Tofu Taco with Mango Salsa

Tofu Tacos with Mango Salsa

Tofu Tacos with Mango Salsa

Sarah Kaminski
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 2


What You’ll Need:

    For the salsa:

    • 2 c frozen mango chunks
    • 1 shallot
    • 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro
    • Pinch sea salt
    • Optional: 1 fresh jalapeno

    For the tacos:

    • 1 block organic firm tofu, pressed and diced
    • 3 Tbsp avocado oil

    For the taco seasoning*:

    • 1 Tbsp cumin
    • 1 Tbsp chili powder
    • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
    • 1 tsp onion powder
    • 1 tsp sea salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
    • OPTIONAL: ½ tsp cayenne pepper
    • ½ 5-7oz bag salad greens, any variety
    • 6 corn tortillas


    • Slice tofu in half lengthwise. Press by layering on a plate: tea towel, tofu, tea towel, another plate. Press semi-firmly to begin to release water & set aside.
    • Meanwhile, prepare the salsa. Defrost mango by popping into the microwave for 45 seconds or so (will
    • yield about 1 ½ cup!)
    • Combine salsa ingredients in a small food processor or blender & puree. Set aside.
    • Combine taco seasoning in a small jar. Shake to mix. *This will make more than you need for this recipe. You’ll want to have it on hand in your spice cabinet!
    • Dice tofu & toss in spice mix with olive oil
    • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Add spiced tofu & pan fry, tossing often, until crispy. (about 10 minutes)
    • *If you have a gas range: Torch the tortillas on each side over high heat. (Set tortilla directly on flame; 30
    • seconds each side to yield a perfectly crispy, chewy tortilla! Similar effect on an electric range in a large, dry skillet.
    • To serve, smear each tortilla generously with salsa & greens. Top with spiced tofu!
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