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vegan tofu hot dogs
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Tofu Hot Dogs

Easy tofu hot dogs coated in a paprika and cumin batter and topped with plant-based pink coleslaw. This vegan-friendly take on the American classic is sweet, spicy, and ready in under 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 14 oz extra-firm tofu drained and pressed
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • tsp cayenne pepper
  • tsp celery seed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 hot dog buns


  • 2 cups vegan pink coleslaw
  • 4 tbsp yellow mustard


  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine the ketchup, mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and celery seed
  • Cut the tofu into 6 equal pieces lengthwise
  • Add the tofu to the bowl with the ketchup mixture and stir gently until well coated
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat
  • Add the tofu and cook for 5-7 minutes per side or until browned
  • Serve on hot dog buns and enjoy


  • If you want a spicier tofu hot dog, add more cayenne pepper to the ketchup mixture
  • You can substitute hot dog buns for whole wheat or gluten-free buns if desired