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Looking to add a little mealtime spice to your life? For a Meatless Monday meal, give this recipe for jerk veggies and tofu a try. Served up with grilled pineapple, you'll feel like you’re on a Jamaican vacation!
Spice up mealtime
This Meatless Monday meal heads to the islands! Jerk veggies and tofu with grilled pineapple couldn't be easier to make, and your guests will think they've been transported to paradise when you serve up this dish.
A traditional seasoning in Jamaica, jerk seasoning is commonly used on meats like chicken or pork, but there's no reason to keep it from other foods like garden vegetables or tofu. The main flavorings for the seasoning are allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers, which are among the hottest. For this recipe, habañero peppers, which are also hot but easier to find, replace the Scotch bonnets. You could also use a jalapeño pepper or maybe even a banana pepper for a more mild flavor.
Tofu can be a great addition to your meal, especially for this dish, since it easily picks up the flavors of the seasoning. House Foods Tofu offers a variety of tofu products, including Tofu Shirataki noodles that are high in fiber and low in calories and carbs. Adding tofu to your diet comes with benefits. Consider what tofu offers: