This savory, meatless chili packs a fiery punch. Topped with a gooey cheese sauce, green onions and cilantro it’s the perfect snack, side dish or main event.
Prepare fries according to package directions.
In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Slowly add milk, whisking until smooth. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Whisk in cheese until melted. Cook sauce an additional 1 minute. Keep sauce warm.
Take the tofu and wrap it in a few layers of paper towels and place it on a plate. Take a heavy skillet and push down on the tofu until the paper towel has sufficiently soaked in the tofu’s liquid. Unwrap the tofu and crumble it into a bowl.
In a skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and jalapeno. Cook for 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add crumbled tofu. Then add tomatoes, chili powder, black beans and corn. Bring mixture to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
Place french fries on a serving platter. Spread tofu chili over french fries. Then pour cheese sauce over chili. Sprinkle with chopped green onions and chopped cilantro.
This recipe was created by Thomas D., first place prize winner of the House Tofu Challenge.