Amazing Easy Baked Tofu recipe (vegan Roast)

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This amazing easy baked tofu recipe is my absolutely delicious take on making a vegan roast. It’s simple to make and very low-maintenance because the oven does most of the work for you. And because the veggies and tofu roast are made together in the same pan with the sauce, all the flavours infuse the sauce with a creamy richness and ads a whole extra level to the dish.

This amazing baked tofu roast soaks up all the flavours of the spices and has a wonderfully firm and meat-like texture. It’s so good and so incredibly easy to make. 

What’s great about this easy mouthwatering baked tofu (vegan Sunday roast recipe):

  • It’s so easy to make – the oven does all the work for you. 
  • Low maintenance meal
  • Budget friendly
  • Makes a delicious vegan roast and a wonderfully creamy sauce
  • Healthy and loaded with nutrients
  • Vegan and gluten-free
  • Great quick dinner that’s ready to serve in 30 minutes
  • A crowdpleaser of a recipe

What kind of veggies should I use for this easy baked tofu roast?

You can use any veggies you have at hand. I like to use a frozen veggies mix with bell peppers, onions, corn and beans. But any type of veggies will work, so don’t be afraid to add your favourites.

Veggies that work really well in this recipe:

  • Sweet potatoes, chopped
  • Zucchini, diced
  • Tomatoes, diced
  • Leeks, sliced
  • Carrots, diced
  • Eggplants, diced
  • And the list goes on…
  • What kind of tofu works best for this recipe?

Firm tofu and extra firm tofu works best for baking in the oven. They have a similar texture to meat and become very much like a Sunday roast when baked in the oven. 

How is this vegan and gluten-free baked tofu roast made? It’s very simple. Just:

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. 
  • Pour the veggie mix into a baking pan. Remove the tofu from the packaging and pat it dry with a clean towel. Place the tofu on top of the veggies and pour the coconut oil into the pan. Drizzle olive oil over the tofu.
  • Next, season with tamari sauce, hoisin sauce, chili powder, dried thyme, smoked paprika and salt. Use a fork to gently stir the seasoning into the sauce (but leave the seasoning on top of the tofu).
  • Bake the tofu and veggies in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until the veggies are cooked and the tofu is starting to turn golden on top.Cut the tofu roast into slices and serve.

Easy mouthwatering baked tofu (vegan roast)

This easy mouthwatering baked tofu recipe is my absolutely delicious take on making a vegan roast. It’s simple to make and very low-maintenance because the oven does most of the work for you. And because the veggies and tofu roast are made together in the same pan with the sauce, all the flavours infuse the sauce with a creamy richness and ads a whole extra level to the dish.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Author Simone – Munchyesta.com

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 block (300g) Firm Tofu
  • 1 pound Mixed Vegetables Can be frozen
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 3 tbsp Tamari Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
  • Pinch of Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. 
  • Pour the veggie mix into a baking pan. Remove the tofu from the packaging and pat it dry with a clean towel. Place the tofu on top of the veggies and pour the coconut oil into the pan. Drizzle olive oil over the tofu.
  • Next, season with tamari sauce, hoisin sauce, chili powder, dried thyme, smoked paprika and salt. Use a fork to gently stir the seasoning into the sauce (but leave the seasoning on top of the tofu).
  • Bake the tofu and veggies in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until the veggies are cooked and the tofu is starting to turn golden on top.
    Cut the tofu roast into slices and serve.

Are you looking for more easy vegan one pot recipes? Try my one pot chickpea pantry bowl recipe or my vegan one pot 5-ingredients pasta recipe

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