1 pack (14 oz.) of extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 6 slices
½ cup of soy sauce
1 tbsp. of sugar/honey
1 tbsp. of rice or wine vinegar
1 clove of garlic, minced
½ tsp. ground black pepper
6 slices of low-fat American cheese
6 mini whole-wheat buns, toasted
4 oz. of alfalfa sprouts
5-6 small radishes, thinly sliced
Cooking spray to coat the skillet
Nonfat honey or Dijon mustard (optional)
---To marinade tofu ---
In a small saucepan, combine sugar/honey, soy sauce, garlic, black pepper, and vinegar. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.
Transfer marinade to a bowl and submerge the tofu slices for 15 minutes.
--- To make tofu burger ---
Lightly coat the skillet with cooking spray.
Cook marinated tofu over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
Place one slice of low-fat American cheese on top of each tofu slices and cook for one minute or until the cheese melts.
Serve on a toasted mini whole-wheat bun with sliced radish, alfalfa sprouts. Add nonfat honey or Dijon mustard, if desired.