BBQ Tofu Open-Faced Sandwiches


Corral some out-West flavors by assembling these easy-to-find ingredients for a substantial lunch. You can readily expand this recipe for more robust appetites, or begin the meal with a chunky vegetable soup. Conclude with slices of apple pie or a stack of apple-oatmeal cookies. Offer hot cider as a complementary beverage.

  • ServingServings


  • 6 oz. BBQ-flavored tofu
  • 2 4-oz. slices cornbread, about 4x4 inches square
  • 6 oz. vegan cheese slices, cheddar cheese flavored
  • 1 cup vegetarian baked beans, heated through
  • 1/4 cup soy “bacon” bits


  1. Preheat broiler. Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Slice tofu in half horizontally. Heat skillet over medium heat, and grill tofu halves until golden on both sides, about 8 minutes total.
  3. Meanwhile, arrange cornbread slices on baking pan. Top with sliced tofu and cheese slices, and broil until cheese melts, for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from oven, top with equal portions of beans, sprinkle with soy “bacon” bits and serve

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 2
  • Calories: 730
  • Carbohydrate Content: 98 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 45 mg
  • Fat Content: 21 g
  • Fiber Content: 13 g
  • Protein Content: 43 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 2800 mg
  • Sugar Content: 12 g