Crispy Tofu Parmesan Sliders

Crispy Tofu Parmesan Sliders
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Recipe Courtesy of House FoodsSliders are the perfect food for watching football, and the taste of these crispy tofu Parmesan sliders won’t have you missing meat. A coating of panko bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese gives the sliders a nice crunch, while a topping of pesto mayonnaise adds brightness to the tofu. 
  • 1 package extra firm tofu, such as house food's extra firm tofu, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon dried italian herb seasoning
  • 2 tablespoon soy oil
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 8 slider buns or dinner rolls, split
  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon basil pesto
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  1. Quarter block of tofu into four equal pieces. Slice each quarter horizontally into two thin pieces.
  2. In shallow bowl, beat eggs with mustard.
  3. In another shallow dish, place bread crumbs and parmesan cheese; mix well.
  4. In a third bowl, combine flour and herb seasoning.
  5. Dip tofu in flour mixture, then egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture.
  6. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add tofu to skillet cooking three to four minutes per side or until golden brown.
  7. Top with mozarella slices after turning tofu.Spread sides of buns with pesto mayo and place tofu slices topping with basil and tomato slices.
  8. Stir all ingredients for mayo in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.