Tofu is a great option for people trying to lose weight, eat vegetarian or increase their protein intake, as this versatile creation can prepared in so many ways. Many people assume that tofu is only used in Chinese or Asian dishes, but it can actually be substituted in any dish as a chicken or meat substitute. Tofu is really low in calories, high in protein and contains very little or no fat at all, making it a great choice for dieters and people following a healthy eating plan.
As it is so versatile, tofu lends itself to many dishes that you would more likely find in Europe than Asia. Here is a great Italian inspired recipe, for you to try at home.[yumprint-recipe id=’4′]