Another codfish adapted recipe. This is a very rich dish, full of flavours, I’d say ideal to make for a dinner party for your vegan friends, for example. It does require a few steps, so a little time consuming, but nothing out of the ordinary.
Difficulty: 2 pans
Type: main dish
Serves: 3/4 servings
What you need:
For tofu: 300g firm tofu, finely sliced, 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp soya sauce, oregano, paprika, garlic granules, black pepper and salt to taste
For onion mix: 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 big white onion sliced, 1 beef tomato cut into small chunks, 2 garlic cloves finely chopped, 2 bay leaves
For potato puree: 1 kg white potatoes (and water to boil), a few tbsp plant milk, 1 tbsp vegetable spread, nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste
For mayo: 1/2 mug unsweetened soya milk, 2 tsp garlic granules, a little salt, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1/2 mug vegetable oil (or half vegetable oil, half olive oil)
a few olives to decorate
knife and chopping board;
1 baking tray;
1 pan for puree, 1 frying pan for tofu and 1 small frying pan for onion mix.
To make the mayo: add everything into a food processor and blend until you achieve mayo consistency- place in the fridge while preparing the rest of the ingredients;
to make the puree: peel, cut into small pieces and boil potatoes for about 20 min till soft; remove water and add all the remaining puree ingredients- mash and mix well till no lumps remain;
tofu: heat olive oil in a frying pan over low heat and add tofu slices and all the remaining ingredients- cook for about 5 minutes, flick the tofu over and cook for further 5 minutes;
onion mix: heat olive oil in a frying pan over low heat and add all the ingredients for the onion mix- cook for a few minutes;
In a large baking tray, place half of the onion mix in the middle, followed by the tofu and topped with the rest of the onion mix; Add puree all around the middle onion and tofu mix;
Next, add the mayo in the middle covering the middle mix.
Scatter a few olives on top for decoration- bake for a about 20 minutes in a pre-heated oven;
Serve immediately while hot.