Tofu is marinated in olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and plenty of fresh Italian herbs and garlic before being beautifully grilled. Keep things simple by putting the grilled tofu on a lightly toasted crostini with a splash more of marinade and a dash of salt. Perfect for serving as an appetizer!

Balsamic Grilled Tofu Crostini [Vegan, Gluten-Free]





  • 7 ounces of tofu
  • 2 large slices of wholemeal bread (gluten-free bread if necessary)
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili pepper
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • Salt


  1. Prepare the marinade for the tofu by mixing together oil, balsamic vinegar, parsley, oregano, chili, lime, and salt. Add the clove of garlic.
  2. Cut the tofu into two thick slices and leave it marinated for at least an hour.
  3. Heat a grill and gently grill the bread. Remove and keep aside.
  4. Grill the tofu about 3 minutes per side. Serve it with a little marinade and add another pinch of salt if necessary.

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