Grilled Tofu Spinach Sandwich

Grilled Tofu Spinach Sandwich Recipe

The Grilled Tofu Spinach Sandwich recipe is packed with nutrition and punch and is super easy to cook recipe. We have used a regular whole wheat sandwich bread and toasted them in the toasted, then grilled the mustard marinated tofu and packed it into a sandwich with spinach leaves, tomatoes and onions.

Cooking time
30 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
3
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52

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

27

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than the regular recipe since it has more protein due to Tofu and is rich in calcium and iron

Ingredients

  • 1 package of firm tofu or paneer, sliced into sandwich-sized rectangles
  • 1/4 cup of sesame seed
  • 1 tablespoon plus more of dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread (or any sandwich bread you like), toasted
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, sliced or ringed
  • Handful of spinach leaves
  • Tabasco sauce and dijon mustard for added flavor
  • Salt to taste, if needed (as the mustard has lots of salt already)

How to make Grilled Tofu Spinach Sandwich

  • To begin making the Grilled Tofu Spinach Sandwich Recipe, in a large bowl combine the olive oil, dijon mustard and a pinch of salt
  • Toss the tofu in the mustard and allow it to rest for 30 minutes to marinate or place in the refrigerator for 3 hours
  • Preheat an iron grill on medium heat and grease it with oil. Toss the tofu on the sesame seeds and place it on the grill
  • Grill on medium high until the tofu gets a crispy outer and turns golden brown
  • Toast each of the bread slices in a toaster until lightly browned and crisp. You can also you an iron skillet to toast them
  • Evenly place the tomato slices, onion and spinach on the bread slices. Place the grilled tofu on the bread slices and drizzle some Tabasco sauce and dijon mustard on the sandwich
  • Cover with the remaining bread slices and serve warm. You could also wrap the Grilled Tofu Sandwiches in a butter paper and pack them for picnics

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