Vegetarian Tofu Banh Mi
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Vegetarian Tofu Banh Mi

Vegetarian Tofu Banh Mi

with Pickled Veggies, Sweet Chili Mayo & Potato Rounds

Tofu is like a plain white T-shirt that you can embellish any way you want and, for these sandwiches, we gave it the culinary equivalent of glitter, sequins, and beads! Thin slices of seared tofu are coated in an aromatic hoisin glaze, then piled into baguettes swiped with sweet chili mayo. Bright pickled carrots, cucumbers, and radishes add extra bling to these meat-free banh mi–style sandos. Crisp, roasted potato rounds complete the plate for a meal that’s dressed to the nines!


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time35 minutes
Prep Time10 minutes


serving amount

12 ounce

Yukon Gold Potatoes

1 teaspoon

Garlic Powder

1 unit


1 unit

Persian Cucumber

3 unit


¼ ounce


1 unit


5 teaspoon

Rice Wine Vinegar

4 ounce

Shredded Carrots

2 unit


(Contains Soy, Wheat)

2 tablespoon

Hoisin Sauce

(Contains Soy, Wheat)

1 unit

Veggie Pho Stock Concentrate

4 tablespoon


(Contains Eggs)

1 ounce

Sweet Thai Chili Sauce

(Contains Soy)

1 unit


(Contains Soy)

Not included in your delivery

5 teaspoon

Cooking Oil

½ teaspoon





Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories1070 kcal
Fat48 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Carbohydrate130 g
Sugar33 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Protein29 g
Cholesterol25 mg
Sodium1970 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Baking Sheet
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl
Paper Towel
Large Pan


Roast Potatoes

• Adjust rack to top position (top and middle positions for 4 servings) and preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash and dry produce. • Slice potatoes into ¼-inch-thick rounds; toss on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of oil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. (For 4, divide potatoes between 2 sheets; roast on top and middle racks, swapping rack positions halfway through.) • Roast on top rack until browned and crispy, 20-25 minutes.


• Zest and quarter lime. Trim and halve cucumber lengthwise; thinly slice into half-moons. Trim and halve radishes; thinly slice into half-moons. Finely chop cilantro. Mince jalapeño, removing ribs and seeds for less heat.

Pickle Veggies

• In a medium bowl (use a large bowl for 4 servings), whisk together vinegar, ½ tsp sugar (1 tsp for 4), and a big squeeze of lime juice until sugar has mostly dissolved. • Stir in carrots, cucumber, radishes, cilantro, half the lime zest (all for 4), a drizzle of oil, and as much jalapeño as you like. Season with salt and pepper. • Set aside to pickle, tossing occasionally, until ready to serve.

Toast & Mix

• Halve and toast baguettes. • In a small bowl, combine hoisin and stock concentrate. • In a separate small bowl, combine mayonnaise, chili sauce, and a squeeze of lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook Tofu

• Pat tofu dry with paper towels; thinly slice crosswise. Season with salt and pepper. • Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add tofu in a single layer and cook, undisturbed, until browned on bottom, 3-4 minutes. TIP: Cook in batches if necessary. • Flip tofu; cook until browned, 3-4 minutes more. • Remove pan from heat. Pour hoisin mixture over tofu; turn to coat.

Finish & Serve

• Spread cut sides of baguettes with a layer of chili mayo (save some for dipping); fill with as much tofu as you like and pickled veggies (draining first). Halve sandwiches crosswise. • Divide sandwiches and potatoes between plates. Serve with any remaining tofu, pickled veggies, and chili mayo on the side.