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Twice-Baked BBQ Tofu ~ Bite-size tofu seasoned with smoky spices and BBQ sauce. Sticky sweet and perfectly caramelized BBQ tofu.

Twice-Baked BBQ Tofu

Bite-size-pieces of tofu seasoned and baked with a blend of smoky spices. A layer of barbecue sauce and a second round in the oven results in sticky sweet and perfectly caramelized BBQ tofu
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, egg free, meal prep, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Holly Gray


  • 28 ounces extra-firm tofu pressed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Into a large mixing bowl, add paprika, ground cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, sea salt, smoked paprika, ground black pepper, and olive oil. Stir to combine.
  • Add tofu and toss gently to coat.
  • Onto the prepared baking sheet, arrange the tofu in an even layer. Keep the mixing bowl out.
  • Bake 35 minutes, turning halfway. Remove from the oven, leaving the oven on.
  • Into the mixing bowl, add the cooked tofu. Drizzle with barbecue sauce and toss gently to coat.
  • Return the barbecue sauce-coated tofu to the baking sheet, arranging it again in an even layer.
  • Return to the oven to bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot, room temperature, or cold.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1093mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 4mg
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