Tofu and Garden Veggie Skewers With Orange-Maple Glaze

5.0 (1 reviews)

For the Glaze:
2 cups B-grade maple syrup
Juice of 2 lemons
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
Zest of 1 orange
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 cup Earth Balance margarine

• Combine the maple syrup, juices, zest, salt, and pepper in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until reduced by 1/3 and syrupy.
• Remove from the heat and whisk in the margarine 1 Tbsp. at a time.

For the Skewers:
1 1/2 lbs. extra-firm tofu
2 large onions, cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 yellow pepper, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 green pepper, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 red pepper, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch dice
1 1/2 lbs. whole cherry tomatoes
1 lb. whole crimini mushrooms
10 garlic-herb skewers or bamboo skewers
4 Tbsp. olive oil

• Thread the tofu, onions, peppers, tomatoes, and mushrooms on the skewers.
• Brush with the olive oil and grill for 3 minutes on each side, or until the vegetables are softened and browned.
• Brush with the prepared glaze and cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until caramelized.
• Brush with additional glaze and serve immediately.

Makes 10 skewers

Get PETA Updates

Stay up to date on the latest vegan trends and get breaking animal rights news delivered straight to your inbox!

By submitting this form, you’re acknowledging that you have read and agree to our privacy policy and agree to receive e-mails from us.

 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind