Mediterranean-style pan-fried tofu

Mediterranean-Style Pan Fried Tofu

Give your plain and boring tofu a twist for the better adding olive and tomatoes flavors: here is my recipe for Mediterranean-Style Pan Fried Tofu!

Cuisine Fusion, Italian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 piece tofu firm
  • 2 tbsp double concentrate tomato
  • 2 tbsp olive tapenade facultative
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 handful black olives 2 if you skipped the tapenade
  • 2 sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 2 pinches oregano


  1. Drain your tofu from the water and cut it in little dice.

  2. Mix the double concentrated, the tapenade and the squeezed garlic together with some olive oil in a bowl.

  3. Add the tofu and coat it with the paste you just formed.

  4. Pour some olive oil in a pan and pan fry the tofu until it looks like it's crunchy on the outside. Stir frequently.

  5. Add the stoned olives, the sun dried tomatoes cut in strips, the capers washed from the salt and minced. 

  6. Keep cooking for another minute.

  7. Add the oregano and adjust the salt.