Recipe for Chilli con Tofu

The Mensas are closed and you need some culinary inspiration? How about a delicious vegan chilli with corn, kidney beans & co. We once again share popular Mensa recipes for you to cook at home!
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Mensa at home

To make sure that students and guests of our Mensas don't have to miss out on the delicious dishes we usually offer on site, we're now once again providing you with regular recipes to cook at home.

In line with the Veganuary, today we're sharing the recipe for a popular vegan chilli:

Chilli con Tofu

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  •     500 g tomatoes
  •     200 g peppers
  •     200 g onions
  •     2 cloves of garlic
  •     1 chilli pepper
  •     100 ml sesame oil
  •     300 g tofu
  •     200 ml vegetable stock
  •     1 tin of kidney beans
  •     1 tin of corn
  •     1 packet tomato sauce  


  •     Pepper
  •     Salt
  •     Cumin
  •     Curry powder
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  • Mix the tofu with the garlic, chilli pepper and salt in a bowl.
  • Sweat the chopped onion and garlic clove with the tomatoes and pepper in vegetable oil, add the tofu mixture and fry.
  • Then put to one side.
  • Pour the ingredients for the sauce (tomato sauce, vegetable stock) into a pot and boil down over medium heat.
  • Add the tofu, beans and corn and simmer briefly.
  • Add the seasoning according to taste.  

Enjoy cooking and bon appétit!

Due to the current rate of new infections and the extended lockdown, our Mensas and Cafeterias will remain closed for the time being. However, those of you who have a full schedule or are cooking grumps can also get take-away food and drinks in our Mensa am Medizincampus.

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