tofu picatta

Tofu Picatta – Post GERD Surgery Recipes

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Italian American


All of the delicious flavors of your favorite chicken picatta but with tofu instead



  • 6 ounces firm tofu (high protein if you can find it)
  • 3 TBS all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 TBS parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked jasmine rice


  • Slice the tofu into 6 even slices
  • Mix the flour and salt together on a small plate
  • Dredge the tofu pieces in the flour so each side is coated and set aside
  • Heat a large fry pan over medium heat and add the olive oil
  • Pan fry the tofu for about two minutes on each side and remove from the pan to a plate
  • Deglaze the pan with the white wine, then add the vegetable stock letting the mixture simmer until reduced by about one third. Stir in the lemon juice and parsley.
  • Return the tofu to the pan to heat through.
  • season with salt and pepper
  • To plate: divide the rice in half, place three pieces of tofu on top and pour on the sauce.

Keywords: tofu, picatta, GERD, soft food diet, post nissen diet