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Baked Tofu Sushi Bowls with Wasabi Tahini Sauce
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
Tofu cubes are soaked in a savory ginger-sesame marinade and baked until crisp, then served over a bed of rice and veggies topped with wasabi seasoned tahini dressing in these delicious and healthy vegan sushi bowls.
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: bowls, gluten-free, rice, sushi, tofu
Servings: 2
Calories: 600 kcal
Author: Alissa
Ingredients
For the Baked Tofu
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. agave
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1/2 lb. extra firm tofu, drained, pressed for at least 30 minutes and cut into 1 inch cubes
For the Wasabi Tahini Dressing
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce or tamari
  • 1/2 tbsp. agave
  • 1-2 tsp. wasabi powder, or to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp. water
For Serving
  • 2 cups cooked rice. sushi rice works great, but I just used short grain brown rice
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 8-10 cucumber slices
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1-2 tsp. sesame seeds
Instructions
Make the Baked Tofu
  1. Stir soy sauce or tamari, rice vinegar, agave, sesame oil and ginger together in small bowl. Add tofu and toss to coat. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes, tossing every so often to recoat.
  2. Preheat oven to 400º and line a baking sheet with parchment. Arrange tofu cubes in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, about 30 minutes, flipping halfway through.
Make the Wasabi Tahini Dressing
  1. Stir all ingredients together in small bowl. Thin with water as needed.
Make the Bowls and Serve
  1. Divide rice among bowls and top with tofu, avocado, cucumber slices, carrot, baby spinach and scallions. Dress with wasabi tahini dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  2. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Tofu Sushi Bowls with Wasabi Tahini Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 600 Calories from Fat 310
% Daily Value*
Fat 34.4g53%
Saturated Fat 5.9g30%
Sodium 1435mg60%
Potassium 923mg26%
Carbohydrates 54.7g18%
Fiber 10.1g40%
Sugar 9.7g11%
Protein 20.7g41%
Calcium 330mg33%
Iron 13.9mg77%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.