Smoked tofu is more robust and flavoursome than plain tofu so it makes a great meat substitute in dishes. This Smoked Tofu and Curried New Potatoes dish is no exception.

Serves 2 as a generous main or 4 as a light main meal served with a side of salad


  • 500g new potatoesSmoked Tofu and Curried New Potatoes 1
  • 1 ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • 1–2 tbsp oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3cm piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 heaped tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 handfuls fresh spinach (optional)
  • 1 x 200g pack smoked tofu with sesame
  • Fresh coriander to garnish (optional)


  1. Cook the new potatoes until tender. Whilst they are cooking, toast the mustard and coriander seeds gently in a dry pan and set aside.
  2. When the potatoes are cooked, drain and set aside.
  3. In a shallow pan fry the tofu until crisp, remove from the pan then heat the oil and fry the onion until softened.
  4. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another minute or two. Add the spices and seeds and cook for a further 30 seconds until the aromas are released.
  5. Stir in the spinach, and potatoes until well coated and top with the crisp smoked tofu.
  6. Sprinkle with coriander to serve.

Top Tip: This is a great recipe for using up leftover cooked new potatoes which will also reduce the cooking time.
Per serving (469g) Calories: 483, Carbohydrates: 50.2g, Sugars: 5.7g, Fat: 25.1g, Saturates: 2.6g, Protein: 25g, Salt: 0.16g

Taken from August 2018 (Issue 41) Vegan Life Magazine

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