Nagaimo Yam and Tofu Bake

Nagaimo Yam and Tofu Bake

I based this on "Yamaimo Teppan" (yamaimo yam cooked on an electric griddle) served at izakaya gastropubs. I made this healthier by bulking it up with tofu instead of eggs.
The fluffy texture comes from using grated nagaimo yam and silken tofu.
I flavored the recipe lightly.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Nagaimo yam
200 g
Silken tofu
200 g
Pizza cheese
To your liking, but I recommend lots
2 tablespoons
Low fat Mayonnaise
2 tablespoons plus


1. Grate the nagaimo yam into a bowl and add the tofu chopped into large bite-size pieces. Add shiro-dashi and mayonnaise and mix. Try not to break up the tofu too much.
2. Put the mixture from Step 1 into a heatproof dish, sprinkle cheese on top and bake in an oven preheated to 355ºF/180ºC (on the top rack). Bake for about 20 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I stopped going out to pubs and bars recently...
I had a craving for my favorite dish my favorite one used to serve, called "Yamaimo Teppan", but I didn't have an electric griddle at home...
So I made something like it at home using my imagination.
Be warned, it's just my imagination!