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Smoky Yondu Tofu Sandwich

This sandwich is deliciously made up of a perfectly flavorful baked tofu with Yondu Vegetable Umami sauce, vegan cheese, jalapeño slices and crispy onions all between a soft burger bun.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 3 sandwiches



  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) Yondu Vegetable Umami sauce
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) vegan hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke

To assemble

  • 1 block super firm tofu
  • 3 hamburger buns
  • 3 slices vegan cheese
  • Crispy onions


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Make the marinade by combining all ingredients in a wide bowl.
  • Slice the tofu into 12 pieces. Dip each piece of tofu into the marinade, then place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40 minutes. Halfway through, baste each piece with the marinade, then flip and baste the other side.
  • To assemble each sandwich, place four pieces of tofu onto the bottom bun. Top with a slice of cheese, then place in a sauté pan over medium-low heat, covered, until the cheese melts. Top with some crispy onions, extra sauce, and the top bun. Enjoy!