Marinated Tofu

Tofu is rich in protein and the beneficial phytoestrogen, genestein. Tofu is also very low in sodium, making it a perfect food for people on sodium-restricted diets.


2 lb tofu-drained and pressed
1/2 oz dried shitake mushrooms
1 c water
2 t dried oregano
2 clv garlic-pressed
1/2 c olive oil
1/2 c apple cider vinegar
1/2 c braggs liquid aminos
pn ground cloves
1/2 t sea salt


Cut the tofu into 4 slabs. Marinate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight (refrigerate). The tofu can marinate several days.

Drain and press the tofu to remove excess water. Simmer mushrooms in water for 15 minutes. Toast the oregano in a small frying pan over a medium flame until it becomes aromatic, without burning it. Combine the remaining ingredients, adding the oregano when it’s ready. Then combine with the summering mushrooms. Bring to a boil and simmer a few minutes longer.

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