Herbed Tofu Cakes

Herbed Tofu Cakes
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins
10 appetizers


  • 1 16 ounce package firm tofu (fresh bean curd), drained

  • 1 large carrot, finely shredded (2/3 cup)

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh mint

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon canola oil

  • ½ of a cucumber, chopped

  • ½ of a mango, seeded, peeled, and chopped

  • 1 recipe Dipping Sauce, recipe below

  • Fresh mint (optional)

Dipping Sauce

  • 4 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. In large bowl mash tofu with a fork. Add carrot, green onions, cilantro, mint, garlic, flour, and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce; stir to combine.

  2. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Tightly pack some of the tofu mixture into a 1/4-cup metal measuring cup. Unmold into the hot skillet by tapping measuring cup in bottom of skillet. Repeat to make 5 patties. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until browned and heated through. Remove to a baking sheet; keep warm in oven while cooking remaining 5 patties.

  3. To serve, top tofu cakes with cucumber and mango. Serve with mint and Dipping Sauce. Makes 10 appetizers.

Dipping Sauce

  1. Stir together soy sauce, rice vinegar, and chili garlic sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

91 Calories
4g Fat
9g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Sodium 393mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 35%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 187mg 4%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.