August 23, 2015

Tofu & Spinach Sandwich

Sandwich is an excellent option for breakfast, as it is easy to munch on busy mornings and very healthy too, when it is stuffed with nutritious rich veggies. Most of my mornings, starts with a delicious sandwich and today's special is Tofu & Spinach stuffed ones with an Italian flavor. Like cottage cheese and spinach, Tofu also blends well with this calcium rich leaves to give a tasty and flavorful filling. Easy to prepare and also a perfect evening snack for kids to serve with Tomato sauce or Chilli sauce. Add generous amount of grated cheese to make it cheesy for kids and adjust the quantity of chilli flakes according to taste bud.

Ingredients :

200 gms, Tofu, grated
2 Cups Spinach / Palak, blanched and chopped
2 Tsp Olive oil
1 Tbsp Tomato sauce
1Tsp Italian Seasoning 
1 Cheese cube, grated
1 - 2 Tsp Chilli flakes ( adjust according to taste bud )
Salt to taste
10 - 15 Bread slices

Method :

Heat olive oil in a pan and add the blanched spinach.

Saute, add the grated Tofu and mix well.

Saute it together in a medium flame for a minute and add the remaining ingredients (Tomato sauce, Italian seasoning,  Chillli flakes and Salt ) one by one.

Now add the grated cheese, mix well and remove from the flame.

Grease the grill pan with olive oil or butter and place couple of  bread slices for a minute on both the sides.

Spoon the Tofu - Spinach mixture on one of the slice and spread it evenly.

Place the other bread on top of the mixture and grill it in a medium flame.

Once, the bread gets crispy texture, remove from the flame.

Repeat the process for the remaining slices and serve hot. 

Serving Options :

Serve hot with Tomato Sauce.

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