Lilac Tofu!

Just soak some tofu in a secret ingredient to get this lovely lilac shade.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Makes 1 Cook: 120 min

Ingredients

Red cabbage 1/2
Tofu 1

Method

1
Cut the red cabbage into half and chop to large pieces. Boil in lots of water water for 5 minutes.
2
Drain the liquid into a bowl. Gently slide the tofu into the water while it's hot.
3
Gently turn the tofu occasionally to evenly soak it. Keep soaked for 2 hours. You'll get a lovely lilac tofu which is completely edible, the rest is up to you!
4
This is the result with boiled eggs - how does this look? See the recipe here.

Tips & Note

Don't waste the red cabbage, use it in a lovely warm salad.

Lilac Tofu!

Just soak some tofu in a secret ingredient to get this lovely lilac shade.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Makes 1

Cook: 120 min

Ingredients

Red cabbage 1/2
Tofu 1

Lilac Tofu!

Recipe ID :2181 Posted on 15 NOV 2016

Makes 1

Cook 120min
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Just soak some tofu in a secret ingredient to get this lovely lilac shade.

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Ingredients

Method

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1
Cut the red cabbage into half and chop to large pieces. Boil in lots of water water for 5 minutes.
2
Drain the liquid into a bowl. Gently slide the tofu into the water while it's hot.
3
Gently turn the tofu occasionally to evenly soak it. Keep soaked for 2 hours. You'll get a lovely lilac tofu which is completely edible, the rest is up to you!
4
This is the result with boiled eggs - how does this look? See the recipe here.

Tips & Note

Don't waste the red cabbage, use it in a lovely warm salad.

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