Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

Tofu, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Try this vegetarian version of the classis American BLT sandwich; you won’t even miss the bacon.


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle peppers, divided
  • 14 ounces water-packed extra-firm tofu, drained, rinsed, pat-dried
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 8 slices crusty whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • 4 pieces green-leaf lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 475 and grease a baking pan with oil, butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the mustard, soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce until blended.
  3. Slice the tofu, crosswise, into 8 slices, about 1/2-inch thick, and then place on the prepared baking pan.
  4. Brush the tofu on either side with the soy sauce mixture, and then place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, mix together the mayonnaise with the remaining adobo sauce and then spread on the toasted bread slices.
  6. Top the slices with the cooked tofu, tomatoes and lettuce and the remaining bread.

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