Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets

Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets

If you’re looking for a delicious and wholesome plant-based snack or appetizer, these Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are a must-try! Packed with flavor and a satisfying crunch, they’re perfect for both vegans and non-vegans alike.


  • 1 block of firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix the soy sauce, olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper.
  3. Add the cubed tofu to the marinade, ensuring each piece is coated. Let it marinate for about 15 minutes.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the breadcrumbs and nutritional yeast.
  5. Remove the marinated tofu from the bowl, allowing any excess marinade to drip off.
  6. Coat each tofu cube with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  7. Place the coated tofu cubes on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Lightly spray the nuggets with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, turning the nuggets halfway through, until they’re golden and crispy.
  10. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2-3 servings

These Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are a wholesome and flavorful snack option, perfect for any occasion. The tofu’s texture contrasts wonderfully with the crunchy breadcrumb coating, making every bite a delight for your taste buds.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 180, Protein – 12g, Carbohydrates – 20g, Fat – 6g

In conclusion, these Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are a delightful testament to how plant-based dishes can be both nutritious and incredibly delicious. They offer a balance of flavors and textures that will leave you craving more. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just looking to incorporate more plant-based options into your diet, these nuggets are a fantastic choice. Serve them as an appetizer, snack, or even as part of a main course, and watch them disappear as everyone enjoys this wholesome and satisfying treat.

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