Creamy Tofu Sauce for Sweet Potatoes and Konnyaku

The following recipe was provided by Serious Eater Karen Resta, as part of her essay A Modern Woman's Thanksgiving.

Creamy Tofu Sauce for Sweet Potatoes and Konnyaku

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Creamy Tofu Sauce for Sweet Potatoes and Konnyaku

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About This Recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces silken tofu
  • 4 teaspoons sweet light miso
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon mirin

Procedures

  1. 1

    Add tofu to a pot of boiling water; cook 2 minutes, remove gently.

  2. 2

    Place in cheesecloth-lined colander to drain. Squeeze excess water out by scrunching up edges of cheesecloth. Put tofu in food processor; pulse until smooth, adding other ingredients and blending well. Tofu sauce can be kept, covered, in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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