Grilled Tofu and Mushroom Brochettes

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Grilled Tofu and Mushroom BrochettesIngredients:

  • 12 oz. white button mushrooms
  • 10 (½oz.) package of firm beancurd (tofu)
  • 4 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Wash outside of lemon thoroughly with warm water and soap. Pat dry then grate peel and set aside. In a medium bowl, slice lemon in half and squeeze out juice.
  • Add the garlic, olive oil, white wine vinegar and chopped herbs with the lemon juice and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Using a damp cloth, clean mushrooms and remove any excess soil. Slice mushrooms in half and set aside.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the tofu into medium chunks. Thread tofu alternated with sliced mushrooms onto metal or wood skewers. Place brochettes into a shallow pan and pour the lemon-herb marinade over the skewers, coating evenly. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 1-2 hours.
  • Prepare grill.
  • Remove brochettes and set aside marinade for basting. Cook brochettes over a hot grill, brushing often with the reserved marinade until cooked through (about 6 minutes).
  • Serve with an extra sprinkling of chopped fresh herbs and lemon wedges.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (200 g)): 164 Calories, 8 g Protein, 8 g carbohydrates, 2 g Dietary Fiber, 12 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 31 mg sodium


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