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tofu

A low-fat, high-protein, cheese-like food product made from coagulated soy milk, which has been used as a low-fat meat surrogate.

tofu

A cheese-like soy product used as a low-fat meat surrogate. See Soy.

tofu

(tō-foo′)
Soybean curd. It is a dietary source of proteins, isoflavones, and phytoestrogens.
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A soybean-rice combination is complementary for lysine and methionine and may help to explain the successful use of soy protein products such as soybean curd in the rice eating cultures of Asia.
In fact, rice lovers can feast on everything from inari sushi, which is rice wrapped in soybean curd ($2.
The move is expected to spark interest in non-GMO imports including traditional tofu soybean curd.
Tofu, the cheeselike soybean curd, is now widely available; however, dried soybeans, soy flour, and soybean milk may require a visit to a natural-foods store.
And if the thought of eating soybean curd makes your stomach churn, don't despair.
A soybean food product that's probably more familiar to the average American consumer is tofu, soybean curd made by coagulating soy milk.
Not many of us can say we hate it, since our major contact with the soybean curd product has been pushing aside those springy little cubes at the bottom of a bowl of miso soup in a Japanese restaurant.