A meat-free mapo tofu - mushrooms add plenty of texture and bean curd provides the protein. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A meat-free mapo tofu - mushrooms add plenty of texture and bean curd provides the protein. Photo: Jonathan Wong

How to make vegetarian mapo tofu – who needs meat when you have mushrooms? They add all the rich texture you need

  • Mapo tofu doesn’t have much meat to start with, and it’s easily replaced by mushrooms
  • It’s best to use at least two types of mushroom, and home-made vegetarian stock is preferable; if you haven’t any, make do with a vegetarian dashi bag

Topic |   Asian recipes
A meat-free mapo tofu - mushrooms add plenty of texture and bean curd provides the protein. Photo: Jonathan Wong
A meat-free mapo tofu - mushrooms add plenty of texture and bean curd provides the protein. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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