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Tofu (soybean curd)

Fast becoming a popular low-fat food in our fat-crazed world, tofu is a wonderful source of protein and phytoestrogens and is both inexpensive and versatile. Rich in calcium and cholesterol-free, tofu is made by extracting curd from coagulated soy milk and then pressing it into bricks. For use in everything from soups and stews to salads, casseroles and quiches or as the creamy base to sauces and dressings.

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