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Bread Crusted Tofu

20 mins
Serves 8
Savoury pancakes

This recipe is from the Vegetarian Lifestyle Show (Hector’s Restaurant at Heritage Auckland). Presented by Chefs Jinu Abraham and Leanne Boyes.


  • 640g tofu organic sliced (1cm thick)
  • 50g miso paste
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 80g margarine
  • 20g garlic
  • 20g parsley


  1. Marinate the sliced tofu with miso paste.
  2. Make garlic butter with garlic, margarine and parsley.
  3. Spread the garlic butter on bread and stick it to the sliced tofu.
  4. Cut the edges of the bread and wrap the tofu with cling film and refrigerate for 30 mins.
  5. Heat a frying pan. Sear the tofu with bread side first and turn it on to the other side and cook for roughly 2 mins.