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Caribbean BBQ Tofu Vegetable Bowl
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Carribean Inspired BBQ Tofu Vegetable Bowl

This BBQ Tofu bowl is full of Caribbean-inspired flavour - it's inspired by one of my favourite restaurants called One Love Vegetarian.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Caribbean
Keyword: bbq tofu bowl
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson


  • 1 Package extra-firm tofu
  • 1/2 red, yellow and green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 cup small button mushrooms whole
  • 1 plantain slightly overripe and sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced

BBQ Sauce

  • 1/2 large sweet onion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper, deseeded
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch piece gingeroot
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Brown rice

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Mix together ingredients under BBQ sauce heading in a Magic Bullet or blender.
  • Pat tofu dry with paper towel squeezing out all excess liquid. Cut into 1/2 inch thick strips and place in plastic bag with marinade, and let sit for 30 min.
  • Meanwhile, add all ingredients under the rice heading to a rice cooker or pot on the stove and cook until water is fully absorbed.
  • Heat olive oil on medium heat in a large skillet. Add tofu and marinade, along with vegetables, sauteeing for 10 minutes until tofu is browned and heated through and veggies are softened.
  • In a separate pan, heat remaining tbsp olive oil, then fry plaintain slices for 4-5 minutes per side over med-high heat.
  • Serve tofu mixture over cooked rice, garnishing with sliced avocado and plaintain slices. Enjoy!


Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 610mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 742IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg