Crispy Parmesan-Tofu Sliders

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Tofu slices are coated with a crispy crust of Parmesan cheese, panko crumbs and Italian seasonings.  Sliders are served on a warm bun with a pesto mayonnaise.
Recipe By: House of Foods
  • Prep15 min |
  • Total20 min |
  • Serves 4 - 2 sliders each

Ingredients

  • Pesto Mayo:
    • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons basil pesto (purchase prepared)
    • 1/2 teapsoon ground cumim
  • Sliders:
  • Tofu:
    • 1 package House Foods Extra Firm Tofu, drained
    • 1 each egg
    • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon dried Italian herb seasoning, crumbled
    • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • 8 small slices Mozzarella cheese

Instructions

Pesto Mayo
In small bowl stir together the mayonnaise, pesto and cumin. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Tofu
Quarter block of tofu into 4 equal pieces. Slice each quarter horizontally into 2 thin pieces.

In shallow bowl, beat eggs with mustard.

In another shallow dish, place bread crumbs and cheese; mix well.

In a third bowl, combine flour, herb seasoning and seasoned salt.

Dip tofu in flour mixture, then egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add tofu to skillet cooking 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden brown.

Top with cheese slices after turning tofu.

Assemble

Spread sides of buns with pesto mayo and place tofu slices topping with basil and tomato slices.
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