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Vegan Tofu Fajitas Recipe

Traditionally, fajitas are grilled strips of meat, sometimes cooked with onions and bell peppers and served with tortilla wraps and a variety of condiments such as salsa, guacamole, sour cream, shredded lettuce and coriander. For these delicious vegan fajitas, strips of smoked tofu are marinated in a tasty homemade cumin and cinnamon fajita spice mix before being fried in a cast iron skillet along with onion and rainbow bell peppers. You could also add other seasonal vegetables such as asparagus in the spring.

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Cuisine

Mexican

Time

15 - 30 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

2

Courses etc.

Main Courses
Recipes for kids

You will need

IngredientAdd
200g smoked tofu, cut into thin strips Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
3 Tbsp tomato puree Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1 lemon, juiced More products
2 Tbsp rapeseed oil More products
1 Tbsp whole cumin seeds More products
1/4 tsp whole black peppercorns More products
1 Tbsp ground cinnamon More products
1 tsp hot or mild smoked paprika More products
1/2 tsp crushed chillies, ideally smoked, such as Chipotle or Ancho More products
1 onion More products
1/2 green bell pepper More products
1/2 red bell pepper More products
1/2 yellow bell pepper More products
1 bunch fresh coriander

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1 avocado More products
plain soy yoghurt Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
4 wraps of your choice, ideally wholegrain More products

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Method

  • Start by grinding the black peppercorns and the cumin seeds for the marinade, using a spice or coffee grinder or a pestle and mortar.
  • Put the tomato puree, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil, freshly ground cumin and black pepper, ground cinnamon, smoked paprika and chilli flakes in a shallow bowl and mix until well combined. Add the tofu strips, coat them in the marinade as well as you can, and allow them to marinate for a few hours if possible.
  • Heat the remaining tablespoon rapeseed oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the onions, bell peppers and tofu strips along with the marinade and stir fry for about 5 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Serve with warmed tortilla wraps, lettuce leaves, sliced avocado or guacamole, soy yoghurt or homemade vegan cashew sour cream and lots of fresh coriander leaves.

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