Mamma Mia! A Vegan Marinade!

Marinated and grilled tofu
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Yields approximately 2 cups
Recipe Source: 
Grilling Vegan Style by John Schlimm ($20, Da Capo Press, 2012)


  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 12 cups extra-virgin olive oil


  1. In a medium-size bowl, combine all marinade ingredients, mixing well. 
  2. Combine your choice of tofu, tempeh, or seitan (cut as desired) and marinade in a nonreactive container, mixing well.
  3. Refrigerate mixture, covered, for several hours to overnight, turning tofu, tempeh, or seitan occasionally. Grill according to approximate times and methods described.