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Garlic Tofu Kebabs With Tahini Dipping Sauce

Kebabs are fantastic for the grill because the skewers hold all the ingredients in place. These are great to make in advance and bring to a grilling party. All the master griller has to do is slap them on!

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Makes 10 kebabs

½ package firm tofu, cut into ½ inch cubes
1 zucchini, cut into 1-inch chunks
1 cup cherry tomatoes
1 red onion, cut into ¾ inch chunks
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons tahini
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon lemon juice

1) Thread tofu, zucchini, tomatoes and onion onto skewers.

2) Heat olive oil and garlic in a small saucepan over medium heat until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Brush the mixture on the kebabs and season with salt and pepper before grilling.

3) Cook the kebabs until they have a slight char on the outside, about 5 minutes.

4) To prepare the sauce, mix the tahini, water and lemon juice in a bowl until all ingredients are combined. Drizzle over the cooked kebabs.

Jean Hanks is the food intern at the Forward. Contact her at [email protected]

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