This Baked BBQ Tofu is a flavorful and delicious dish the whole family will love. Made with simple ingredients, this dish is healthy and oil-free! Serve as your vegan main with sides or add it to a salad, sandwich, or wrap.

PREP TIME 5 mins

COOK TIME 35 mins

TOTAL TIME 40 mins

COURSE Appetizer, Main Course

CUISINE American


CALORIES 149 kcal



  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  • 14 oz super firm tofu
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce plus more for serving


  • Preheat the oven to 400F or 200C.
  • Add all of the paste ingredients to a bowl and mix to combine.
  • Break the tofu into chunks over the bowl. Gently fold the tofu chunks with the paste until the tofu is fully coated.
  • Transfer the tofu to a lined baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the tofu from the oven. In a separate bowl, toss the tofu chunks with the BBQ sauce. Use tongs to return the tofu to the baking sheet.
  • Bake the tofu for another 5 to 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy right away!


  • Use the linked recipe for homemade BBQ sauce or use your favorite store-bought brand.
  • If you don’t have super firm tofu, you can use extra firm tofu. Press for 15 to 30 minutes to remove the water before beginning the recipe.


Calories: 149kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 10gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 684mgPotassium: 314mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 80IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 2mg