I was watching Ina Garten make crab cakes on TV and they looked very yummy but I wondered if I could make them with tofu. After carefully crafting this tofu crab cake recipe, I enlisted my friends to act as taste testers and they gave it 2 thumbs up. These make great appetizers to serve at parties with other finger foods but you could certainly make a meal out of a pair and add a tasty fresh green salad or slaw on the side.
If you like, you can top with any kind of salsa but I prefer a fruit salsa, like mango. You won’t be disappointed at all the flavor in this dish. I didn’t have any Old Bay seasoning on hand so I added a pinch of this and that. If you want that traditional crab cake spice, then you should use Old Bay or at least a few key seasonings that are in Old Bay like: celery seed, red pepper and paprika.
If you want to add more depth to the crab cake or just change the flavor profile slightly, you can do that by adding fresh herbs. The recipe calls for parsley but you can definitely add more. Adding more herbs will not only enhance the taste but increases the healthiness of the dish. Fresh herbs each have a list of benefits significant to each individual herb.
When following, a plant based meal plan it is always a good idea to start your own herb garden. You can grow them on your counter top or plant fresh herbs in your garden. Pinterest is loaded with tips on how to grow an herb garden.