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Gilroy Garlic Tofu

Recipe By: Susan V.
Featured on Chef AJ’s show on 10-14-22


  • Tofu ingredients:
    • 1 block extra firm tofu – pressed and cubed
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce (optional: substitute liquid aminos)
    • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
    • 1/2 tsp paprika
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 2 tbsp arrowroot powder or cornstarch
    • pinch salt and pepper
  • Gilroy Garlic tahini sauce ingredients:
    • 2 Tbsps. Gilroy Garlic Balsamic
    • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional: substitute agave syrup)
    • 1 tsp stone ground Dijon mustard
    • 2 Tbsp tahini
    • 1 Tbsp water
    • pinch black pepper


  1. Add tofu to a bowl and toss with remaining tofu ingredients until fully coated, adding in arrowroot powder 1/2 Tbsp at a time.
  2. Add tofu to air fryer in an even layer. Air fry at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes, shaking once halfway through.
  3. Make your garlic tahini sauce by mixing all sauce ingredients together until smooth.
  4. Serve tofu with garlic tahini sauce for dipping.
  5. Optional: coat tofu with garlic sauce and serve with basmati rice and steamed broccoli.

2 thoughts on “Gilroy Garlic Tofu

  1. Good afternoon. I saw this on Chef AJ and mentioned a low sodium salt. Is it possible to get the name again? Thanks

  2. Sounds awesome!

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