Tofu Info/FAQ

Everything you need to know about our soy products!

TOFU SUBSTITUTIONS

Whether you’re lactose intolerant or just trying to cut down on your dairy and egg intake, you can count on Superior Tofu to show you the way. Our softer varieties of tofu make an ideal dairy or egg substitute in recipes which call for the actual thing. Low in saturated fat, cholesterol-free and with all the goodness of soy – Superior Tofu is truly a “knockout”!

Milk

Purée one package of Superior Soft Tofu in a blender or food processor with 1 1/2 cups of water. Makes approximately 2 1/2 cups of dairy-free milk. Use in place of cream or milk in creamy soups or rich creamy dishes. Replace regular dairy milk with Superior Low Fat Soy Drinks – ratio is 1:1. Plus our soymilks only have 1 gram of fat!

Cream Cheese

Use 3/4 cup Superior Organic Medium Firm or Fresh Tofu, well drained and mashed. Purée in a blender or food processor with 1 tbsp fresh or bottled lemon juice and 1/8 cup soft margarine. Add herbs, minced garlic and finely chopped tomatoes to create a savory flavoured soy cream cheese spread. Makes 1 cup.

Ricotta Cheese

Use 1 cup of Superior Medium Firm or Fresh Tofu, well drained and mashed. Use in dips and pasta dishes.

Sour Cream

Use one package of Superior Soft or Silken Tube Tofu, well drained. Purée in a food processor or blender with 2-4 tbsp of fresh lemon juice, 1/2 tsp salt and 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil. Dress up your homemade soy sour cream with finely chopped parsley or chives. Use as a dairy and cholesterol-free topping on potatoes, tacos and nacho chips. Makes 1 cup.

Yogurt

Use 1 cup of Superior Soft Tofu, well drained. Use in smoothies, parfaits and dips.

Egg

Replace one egg with 1/4 cup of Superior Soft Tofu or Medium Firm Tofu, well drained and puréed. Egg substitution may require you to experiment with recipes and adjust ratios. Certain recipes will work with 1/4 cup of tofu in lieu of 2 eggs, depending on the moisture of the finished product. Use in baking and other recipes.