Chilli-Spiced Tofu with Hummus
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Chilli-Spiced Tofu with Hummus

I was planning on making something kind of complicated for dinner tonight, but after an intense day, I decided that I needed something nice and easy instead. This tofu recipe packs a lot of flavor (and heat!), and is surprisingly filling. I had heated up some leftover veggies to serve on the side of this, but I found it substantial enough that they were unnecessary. I sliced a whole block of tofu into 4 slices, which is a little more than what the recipe calls for (according to my unit converter – ha!). The cilantro is the perfect pair for the heat of this dish.

Chilli-Spiced Tofu with Hummus

Chilli-Spiced Tofu with Hummus
5 Ingredients 10 Minutes: Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Tired and Hungry Cooks – Jules Clancy

Serves 2

1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
4 slices firm tofu (about 300g)
6-8 tablespoons hummus
small bunch coriander, leaves picked

1. Combine chilli and paprika with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season and toss tofu slices in the spiced oil to coat.

2. Heat a medium frying pan or skillet on medium-high heat.

3. Cook tofu for a few minutes each side, until crisp on the outside and heated through the middle.

4. Smear hummus over 2 plates. Top with tofu and sprinkle over coriander leaves.


Carnivore: replace tofu with steaks and adjust the cooking time so the steaks are cooked to your liking.

No smoked paprika? Just skip and replace with 1 teaspoon each of ground cumin and coriander.

Different herbs: use mint or flat-leaf parsley instead of the coriander.

More substantial: serve with pita bread.

Big Flavors Rating: 4 Stars


  • Noelle Hanks

    Wow! Hey Ashley!!! Awesome that I found this. Legitimately had the worst day – car broke down in the rain on the way to work, took over two hours from that time to get it towed to my mechanic and get home. Needless to say going to the grocery store is not an option. I have tofu and home made hummus in my fridge and though hmmm there’s got to be a recipe for this so I don’t have to trek out and BAM number 3 on my google search! Can’t wait to try this out. Hope you are well <3

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