For a unique way to eat vegetables and tofu, try out these skewers! Radicchio, Brussels sprouts, and tofu are grilled to golden perfection and then drizzled with a spicy coffee and dark chocolate sauce. These skewers have beautiful presentation and a truly special combination of savory and sweet.

Tofu Veggie Skewers With Spicy Coffee Chocolate Sauce [Vegan]



6 skewers



For the Skewers:

  • 1 head of radicchio, quartered
  • 8-10 Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 14-ounce package of firm tofu, cut in large squares
  • Sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil, for frying (optional)

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup very dark chocolate, unsweetened
  • 1/4–1/2 teaspoon very finely ground malawi coffee
  • 1-2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons date sugar
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Set your oven to broil or grill. Place the radicchio and Brussels sprouts on skewers. When the oven is heated, grill radicchio and sprouts with some salt and pepper on a parchment paper until somewhat softened and golden browned.
  2. Fry the tofu with salt, pepper, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds on medium high heat in a bit of oil until golden brown on each side. place them on skewers, being careful not to burn yourself.
  3. Slowly heat the chocolate until melted. Add the rest of the ingredients over medium heat, and stir until completely smooth. give it a taste and add more chili, coffee, or sweetener if needed.
  4. Place the skewers on a plate and drizzle with the sauce. Garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and more chili flakes if you want.