Corona Virus Update

Why Sign Up?

  • Save recipes
  • Build shopping lists
  • Get personalized food recommendations based on your food and diet preferences
  • Access your shopping list and recipes on your mobile device
  • Manage email preferences
  • Comment and rate recipes
Previous Next

For the Love of Cooking!

Recipes and Resources for Making Great Food



Medallions of Lemon Herb Tofu with Couscous Recipe

My Recipe Box

My Recipes

My Menu

My Shopping List

+ Add to Shopping List

Cook's Tools

Cooking Timers
Cooking Measurements
Wine Pairings
Cooking Terms
Bake, Broil or Grill?
My Recipe Box
Shopping List

Medallions of Lemon Herb Tofu with Couscous

Rate this Recipe


3 16 oz. blocks extra firm or vacuum packed organic tofu
Chosen Foods High Heat Avocado Oil Spray
1 tablespoon Scott’s Food Products Lemon Pepper Seasoning
2 tablespoons European Style Earth Balance Vegan Butter, melted
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon maple syrup
Juice of one lemon
2 tablespoons fresh oregano and thyme, chopped
2 packages Roasted Garlic & Olive Oil Near East Pearled Couscous Mix
12 oz. assorted cherry or grape tomatoes
1 cup assorted pitted olives, halved
1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
1/2 bunch Italian parsley, stems removed and chopped
Juice of one lemon
freshly ground sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat an oven to 200 degrees. Spread the tomatoes in a single layer in a glass baking dish or on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place the baking dish in the oven and roast them at 200 degrees for 40 minutes. After baking the tomatoes should still be firm on the outside and hold their shape.
  2. Prepare the couscous according to package directions. Allow it to sit covered for 15-20 minutes to cool and absorb any remaining liquid.
  3. Cut the tofu blocks into 1/2-3/4 inch thick horizontal slabs. Use a cookie cutter to cut shapes from each slab. Reserve the remaining pieces, they can be used later as a scramble, tofu egg salad, or blended into a dessert.
  4. Heat a barbecue or flat grill to medium high. Coat each medallion with avocado oil spray and a sprinkle of lemon pepper seasoning. Place the medallions on the grill for 4-5 minutes each side.
  5. Combine the additional one tablespoon of Scott’s Lemon Pepper Seasoning with the vegan butter, olive oil, maple syrup and lemon juice. Lightly baste the medallions with the sauce the last few minutes of grilling.
  6. Transfer the couscous to a medium mixing bowl. Add the roasted tomatoes, olives, cucumber, parsley and lemon juice. Toss gently to combine, season with freshly ground sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  7. Arrange the medallions of tofu on a serving plate, spoon some of the sauce over each and top them with a sprinkle of freshly chopped oregano and thyme. Serve with a side of warm couscous and suggested grilled asparagus, hot bread and European Style vegan butter. Serves six.
  8. Note
  9. Recipe courtesy of Liz Gary. For information about free local community cooking classes and special events visit
Course: Dinner
view disclaimer
In no event shall Jensen's Foods, its affiliates and its third party providers be liable to you or any third parties for any illness or damages of any kind, direct or indirect, arising out of, or in any way connected with, your use of the information or recipes provided on, or accessed through, this website. Service provider, its affiliates and its third party providers disclaim any liability, loss or obligation in connection with the content provided on this website. This website, and the recipes and information on this website, are provided strictly "as is" and without warranty of any kind, and should not be construed in any way as medical advice or instruction. Consult the appropriate health professionals before using any of the recipes or information on this website.

More Vegan Recipes:

Rate this Recipe


Please Log in to comment

The comments section is here to help you have a great cooking experience. Keep that in mind and be on your best behavior as you chime in. Comments will be monitored and removed if off-topic, rude, or hurtful.



Please Log in to comment
See Other Recipes Like This