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BBQ Tofu Sliders with Black Bean Salad

Hey…so…these are really good, and you should probably think about making them. Need a Meatless Monday recipe? Here it is. Need to stretch those dollars with cheap recipes? Tofu is cheaper than meat! Don’t like tofu? No problem, roasting it and letting it bask in the love that is barbecue sauce hides a multitude of sins. These sliders are earth friendly, sweet and tangy. NOTES: Make the salad ahead of time and let it sit for a bit to get the juice flowing.  To create a crispy tofu crust, you will need to roast it at two different temps before adding the BBQ sauce. Bonus: No need to press the tofu in this recipe! Vegan Option: Omit the fried egg and mayonnaise. Ingredients for the sliders 1 package of firm tofu 2 ciabatta sandwich rolls handful of microgreens or sprouts mayonnaise favorite brand of BBQ sauce (about 1/2 cup) olive oil, salt & pepper for roasting 1-2 fried eggs (optional) Ingredients for the salad 1 can black beans, drained 1 can sweet corn, drained 1 halved and …

Crispy Skinned Fish

Fish with skin. Who knew that you could cook skin on the fish, eat it AND it be delicious? Like really, amazingly delicious. Seems so wrong, yet it tastes so right. I got this easy as pie recipe from Bon Appetit and was very proud of myself for having followed through on a Bon Appetit recipe. I used a Spanish mackerel for this recipe. BA says you can also use salmon, red snapper or pompano if you can’t find mackerel. I used a grill pan to make crispy grill marks but you can use a regular pan as well. NOTE: You need a non-stick pan. However, if you follow the link to Bon Appetite, you will find how to create a faux non stick surface with oil. Recipe adapted from: Bon Appetit Ingredients: 2 6 ounce fillets of fish 2 TBS of olive oil Sea Salt Squeeze of lemon Pepper Directions: To prep the fish, place it uncovered on a plate, skin side up. Put in the refrigerator for one hour. Salt both sides of your fish. Heat …