Spicy, scrumptious, and flavorful.
If you’ve ever been to Mexico or you’re a chipotle regular and you’re reading this, you probably will be smiling because this dish is going to make your tastebuds go crazy!
Spicy Sofritas Tofu is an incredibly delicious Mexican dish made from crumbled tofu mixed with an exquisite and flavorful sauce made from a delightful combination of chipotle peppers, garlic, salsa, and onion.
This dish fits every type of mood – well almost. If you’re like me and you don’t like having just this dish alone, don’t sweat it, there are so many amazing combos; you can serve it up with a bowl of burrito, quesadillas, salads, rice with fresh avocados, collard green wraps, or tacos.
This sofritas tofu recipe is a healthy vegan dish – it is packed with protein and it’s gluten-free. This recipe is about to be your favorite Mexican dish because it is so easy and can be made quickly under 30 minutes.
So what is sofritas?
Since this dish was made popular by Chipotle, most people define sofritas as a “spicy shredded or ground tofu in a peppery, tomatoey sauce.”
Wiki defines sofritas as “a sauce used as a base in Latin American, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese cooking. Preparations may vary, but it typically consists of aromatic ingredients, cut into small pieces and sautéed or braised in cooking oil.”