Herbed Tofu Cakes

Herbed Tofu Cakes

  • Prep: 8 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 8 min
  • Serving: Makes about 6 patties

These vegetarian herb cakes made out of tofu can be served as an appetizer with a simple soy and chili garlic dipping sauce.


  • 1 16-ounce firm tofu (fresh bean curd), drained
  • 1 large carrot, finely shredded (2/3 cup) v
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh mint
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 of a cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 of a mango, seeded, peeled, and chopped


  1. Place the tofu in a bowl and mash with a fork. Stir in the carrot, green onions, cilantro, mint, garlic, flour, and 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce and continue to mix until thoroughly blended.
  2. Form the mixture into about 6 small patties.
  3. Place a large sauté pan over medium heat and cook the patties for 4 minutes on each side, flipping once.
  4. Serve immediately garnished with the cucumber and mango.


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