Chipotle Sofritas (Copycat Recipe)




25 Mins


– 1 lb. Brussels sprouts – 2 tsp. garlic powder – 2 tsp. paprika – ½ tsp. sal– 1 lb. firm tofu – 2 tbsp. grapeseed oil or any other oil For the Sauce – 2 small tomatoes – ½ small onion – 1 small green pepper – 3 garlic cloves – 2 tbsp. adobo sauce see notes below – 1 tsp. cumin powder – ½ tsp. dried oregano – ½ tsp. salt – ¼ tsp. black pepper – 1 tsp. vinegar – ¼ cup watert or to taste – 1 ½ tbsp. melted butter use plant butter or oil for vegan version

Step 1

Place all of the sauce ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until it looks like salsa.

Step 2

Wrap the tofu into 3-4 layers of paper towels and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.

Step 3

Cut the tofu into ½ inch slices.

Step 4

Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan. Add the tofu and fry, stirring, for 3 minutes over medium heat. Start breaking the tofu slices with a wooden spatula and continue to fry and break the tofu into small pieces for about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add the tomato sauce, stir, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.


This Sofritas recipe is simple, tasty, and it makes a great companion for your burritos, tacos, salads, or rice bowls! Follow my simple photo and video instructions and make this delicious treat at home!

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