Grilled Tofu Gyros

Grilled Tofu Gyros


For the vegan tzatziki:

    1 cup shredded cucumber (about 1 medium-large cucumber)
    1 cup plain, unsweetened non-dairy yogurt (I tested this recipe with both coconut and almond yogurts)
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 small clove garlic minced or grated
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 tbsp white wine vinegar (or use lemon juice)
    2 tbsp minced fresh dill

For the savory grilled tofu:

    1 16 oz. block House Foods extra-firm tofu
    1 and 1/2 tbsp olive oil
    4 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
    2 tbsp tomato paste
    1 tsp mustard
    1/4 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
    1/4 tsp ground black pepper
    1/2 tsp ground coriander
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1 tsp dried oregano

For the grilled tofu gyros:

    4 pita breads
    vegan tzatziki (recipe above)
    savory grilled tofu (recipe above)
    2 cups shredded lettuce
    1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced
    cooked French fries (optional)


For the vegetarian tzatziki:

Sprinkle the chopped cucumber with salt and place it in an exceedingly cullender to empty for 10-15 minutes.

Stir along the dairy product, oil, garlic, salt, and vinegar in an exceedingly bowl. Take the cucumber and squeeze out to any extent further excess liquid mistreatment your hands or gauze. Stir it into the mixture till well-incorporated. Finally, stir within the contemporary dill. Season to style and store cold.

For the savory grilled tofu:

Open the curd, drain liquid from the package, and so wrap it in an exceedingly clean towel, putting an important object on prime of it to press out excess liquid from it. (Or use a curd press). Let the curd press for 10-15 minutes.

heat up your cookery implement and ensure the grates ar cleansed and well-seasoned with oil.

combine along all of the ingredients for the curd marinade till swish. Cut the curd width-wise into eight approximately-equal slices. Use a baking dish or an oversized plate to pour the marinade over the curd slices, then flip them over to coat each side.

Grill the curd items on an out of doors fringe of the grill (don't use the most well liked part; low-and-slow helps build the curd a touch chewier and crispier). Cook for 6-8 minutes per facet, flipping halfway through. you wish to check the curd obtaining a touch bit crisp on the surface with nice browning.

If desired, brush the curd with a touch bit additional of the additional marinade when cookery.

For the grilled curd gyros:

If desired, heat the pitas on the grill or but you favor. Add 2 slices of curd to every flatbread, at the side of many lettuce, tomato, tzatziki, fries if mistreatment, and the other toppings of selection. Enjoy hot.

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