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Tofu Fries with Avocado Crema. A tasty and satisfying side dish or appetizer. High in protein and healthy fat from the avocado crema.

Tofu Fries with Avocado Crema

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  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 people 1x


  • 16 oz extra firm tofu
  • 1/3 cup garbanzo bean flour
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 4 tbsp grape seed oil
  • For the avocado crema
  • 1 Hass Avocado
  • 2-3 tbsp unsweetened coconut yogurt or ( you can also use plain Greek yogurt)
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)


  1. Cut tofu in about 24 long strips. Line baking sheet with paper towels
  2. In a medium bowl, combine garbanzo bean flour, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin and sweet paprika
  3. Heat oil in a large non stick skillet
  4. Dip each tofu strip in the flour mixture until well coated and shake out excess flour. Place them on the hot oil and cook over medium heat, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to lined baking sheet, so the paper towels absorb the excess oil
  5. To prepare the avocado crema
  6. Cut avocado in half, remove the pit and gently remove the flesh from the skin
  7. Using a fork, mash the avocado until smooth. Whisk in yogurt, lemon juice and salt and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Kosher / Vegan