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|Dry soybeans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (or cider vinegar)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 773 Calories from Fat 309
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 g52.8%
Saturated Fat 5 g24.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3.7 mg0.2%
Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%
Dietary Fiber 16.1 g64.3%
Sugars 13.1 g
Protein 63 g125.7%
Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C 34.4%
Calcium 47.8% Iron 150.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Drain off the water and rinse the beans well.
Take 1 cup of the soaked beans at a time.
Put them in a blender with 2 cups of water and blend for 20 seconds.
Repeat until all the beans are blended.
Line a strainer or colander with a dish towel or muslin.
Pour in the blended beans.
Strain through the cloth into a 4 quart pot.
Squeeze the mash left in the cloth to get all the liquid out and set the mash aside.
Measure the liquid and add enough water to make 10 cups.
Place over medium-low heat and bring to a boil.
Watch closely so that the mixture doesn't boil over.
Turn off the heat.
Add the vinegar or lemon juice.
Stir and let sit 5 minutes until the milk curdles.
Pour the curds into cheesecloth.
Tie a string around the top and rinse in cold water to wash off the excess acid.
Hang up for 3 or 4 hours or overnight.
Take the tofu out of the cloth and put it in a container with water.