za’atar tofu with yogurt sauce

adapted from Rabbit and Wolves.

ingredients

TOFU

  • 1 block extra firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp za’atar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

YOGURT SAUCE

  • 5 oz plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp honey or agave
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • Pinch of Salt and Pepper

method

  1. Make the yogurt sauce by mixing all ingredients in a small bowl. Taste and adjust seasoning, and refrigerate until ready to serve. The longer you refrigerate, the better.

  2. Press tofu for at least 15 minutes. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cut the pressed tofu into cubes and drizzle with the olive oil, za’atar, salt, and pepper. Cook the tofu in the skillet until golden on all sides.
  3. Once the tofu is done, serve immediately with pita bread and yogurt sauce.

serves 2-3.

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