Spicy tofu burgers

Total Time 30 minutes
Course dinner, Main Course
Servings 12


  • 450 g firm tofu
  • 12 wholemeal dinner rolls
  • 1 cucumber
  • 240 g Reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 avocado optional


  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • ½ -1 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp Drizzle extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp Water


  • 2 tbsp reduced-fat plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 200 g packet kaleslaw or your choice of slaw kit


  • Remove tofu from its packet and wrap in a clean cloth or paper towel. Place under some heavy books or cans, and leave for 10-20 mins. (This will remove a lot of the excess moisture from the tofu and allow the marinade to soak into the tofu)
  • In a large bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients
  • Slice tofu into matchbox size pieces
  • Gently mix tofu into the marinade. Allow to marinate for 10 mins
  • Over a medium heat, heat a small amount of olive oil in a fry pan and cook tofu until brown on each side
  • In a separate bowl, make the slaw by mixing together the Greek yogurt, wholegrain mustard, garlic and lemon juice. Then add the slaw mix, and combine
  • Whilst tofu is cooking, slice bread rolls in half and lightly toast
  • Layer tofu with slaw and a slice of cheese on a bread roll (and avocado if including this)


Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 15gFat: 12gSodium: 329mgFiber: 5gCalcium: 388mg
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