Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri Tofu Teriyaki 1

Can tomato and pineapple be friends?  After tasting this Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri Tofu Teriyaki recipe, I do believe they are the BEST of friends; neither overpowering the other, living in a sweet-savory harmony.

And WHY would I put an Argentine chimichurri over a Japanese teriyaki? Because it works!  These flavors can go hand in hand – in this case it’s best not to discriminate – trust me.

If you aren’t a tofu lover – this chimichurri will go well over any of your favorite proteins or even used as salsa. 

And the second great thing is that this is one fresh topping that doesn’t have cilantro but is still AMAZING. In my experience, there are two types of people in the world.  Those that love cilantro and those that hate it.  Cilantro is one of those ingredients that either gets a, “It’s so fresh, I love it!”, or a, “It’s the most disgusting thing ever and tastes like soap”.

With this recipe you can please everyone on your list. (And feel free to add fresh cilantro if you love it!)

Tofu Teriyaki

Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri Tofu Teriyaki

Serves 4

Vegan, Gluten Free
1 block organic, firm tofu, pressed– click here to find out how.
1/3 cup Teriyaki marinade, (OrganicVille )
1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
2 Tbsp minced fresh oregano
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp sea salt
Dash ground cumin and dried thyme, to taste


1. Cut tofu into 4 “steaks”; pour marinade over evenly and marinate 1 hour to 24 hours.

2. Preheat oven to 400F.  Place tofu on baking sheet sprayed with organic non stick spray; bake 15 minutes; flip and broil on high, 5 minutes.

3. Mix pineapple through cumin and thyme in a medium bowl.**

4. Topeach tofu steak with 1/4 salsa mixture.

**Pineapple mixture can also be prepared ahead the night before, while the tofu is marinating.

Pineapple Chimmichurri
Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving

Calories 91.0
Total Fat 7.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 151.1 mg
Potassium 146.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 0.7 g

Vitamin A 10.4 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 4.5 %
Vitamin C 24.6 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 1.1 %
Calcium 1.5 %
Copper 4.0 %
Folate 3.7 %
Iron 3.6 %
Magnesium 3.1 %
Manganese 36.4 %
Niacin 2.1 %
Pantothenic Acid 1.7 %
Phosphorus 1.6 %
Riboflavin 2.1 %
Selenium 1.0 %
Thiamin 4.1 %
Zinc 0.9 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tofu (Estimated because much of the marinade is poured off)
Estimated Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving

Calories 129.2
Total Fat 7.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 571.4 mg
Potassium 151.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 4.6 g
Protein 11.8 g

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