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Tofu Taco Skillet

Looking for an easy Cinco De Mayo one-pan weeknight dinner? We've got you right here!

This Tofu Taco Skillet is:

  • Simple enough for the kids help make it

  • Fast

  • Kid Friendly

  • Can be made vegan, gluten free, and allergen friendly

  • So colorful and festive, which also means nutrient dense!

  • Versatile, use what you have on hand

Bon Appetit!


  • 1 tsp EVOO

  • 1 container extra firm tofu (or protein of choice)

  • 1-2 Tbsp homemade taco seasoning

  • 1 can pinto beans, drained (or beans of choice)

  • 1 small can corn, drained

  • 12 oz jarred salsa, about 1 jar (make sure to pick your favorite)

  • About 1/2 bag of tortilla chips (you'll need to eye ball this)

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

  • For topping:


  • Prepare pickled onions and homemade taco seasoning according to recipes.

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, warm EVOO. Meanwhile, crumble tofu with a fork (see picture below).

  • When oil is hot, add tofu and taco seasoning and mix to combine. Let cook untouched for about 5-7 minutes, until browned. Then flip and brown other sides.

  • Add beans, corn, and salsa. Mix well and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Spread chips over top of the tofu mixture, then sprinkle with cheese.

  • Broil for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese in bubbling and lightly browned (keep an eye on it though, it will go from brown to burnt quickly).

  • Remove from oven and add toppings to your hearts content!

Kid tip: If your kids don't like mixed foods, reserve some ingredients before combining, like the tofu, corn, beans, and toppings, and serve a la carte!

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