Benny & Flo

>> Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Level Of Difficulty: easy
Pots/Pans Used: 2


Extra Firm Tofu
2 tbl maple syrup
1 tbl soy sauce
few squirts liquid smoke
1/4 c water
3 tbl Earth Balance
2 tbl flour
unsweetened almond milk
pinch of salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, paprika, chili powder
nutritional yeast

This is sorta like an Eggs Benedict meets Eggs Florentine... sorta. It's yummy regardless of what you call it. To keep it light and healthy, I replaced the bread with a tomato slice but it's up to you!


You start by pan-searing your tofu. I only used about 3/4 of the package. Cut the tofu into thin slices and then place them in an oiled pan over medium-high heat. Brown both sides. Combine maple syrup, liquid smoke, water, and soy sauce. Spoon over the seared tofu and let the sauce thicken and thoroughly coat the tofu. Once that's done, set it aside. Then throw some washed and torn kale into the pan. Season with some salt & pepper. Once the kale is steamed and softened, it's done. To make your hollandaise sauce, melt some butter in a sauce pot over low-medium heat. Then whisk in your flour. Gradually whisk in your milk until it thickens up to the desired saucy consistency. Add as much nutritional yeast as you want (I usually do about 2 tabelspoons). Add a pinch of s&p, red pepper flakes, paprika, and chili powder. Now that all the components are done, it's time to assemble!

Take a slice of tomato, then top with the kale, then tofu, then drizzle the sauce on top. Now dig in!


jessy October 18, 2011 at 2:10 PM  

oh, i love these! i'm gluten-free and i personally think the gluten-free english muffins are craptastic. ha! i never thought to use tomato slices instead. i love your take on this - it looks delicious in every way!

misslarissabree October 18, 2011 at 2:20 PM  

Oh boy I want to make this so bad right now! Looks so yum

Anonymous,  October 19, 2011 at 12:42 AM  

oh my god, sammi - this is blowing my miiiiind!!

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