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Sweet Potatoes and Tofu Dinner
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Vegan Tofu Sheet Pan Dinner with Pesto

For those nights when you need a little extra time out of the kitchen, this Vegan Tofu Sheet Pan Dinner with Pesto is your tasty answer! It cooks easily in the oven, but doesn't miss out on amazing flavors.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Keyword: pesto, sheet pan, sweet potato, tofu
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 15-16 oz. package super firm tofu diced in 2 cm cubes (or extra firm tofu pressed well to
  • remove moisture)
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes peeled
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 6-8 oz. mushrooms
  • ¼ medium red onion
  • Oil for roasting
  • Sprouts Organic Vegan Basil Pesto or Herb Pistachio Pesto

Dijon Tofu Sauce

  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp each kosher salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder
  • Juice of ¾ lemon

Sweet Potato Seasoning

  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. each nutritional yeast, onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder or paprika
  • ½ tsp. each kosher salt and pepper

Herb Pistachio Pesto

  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil or substitute 1 whole avocado with pit and skin removed
  • Juice of 1 ½ lemons
  • 2-3 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ cup pistachios
  • ¼ cup packed basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup packed fresh parsley


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking trays with parchment paper, or spray with oil.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together Dijon Tofu Sauce and stir gently with the tofu. Arrange on half of one baking tray.
  • Chop the 6-8 oz. mushrooms, 2 bell peppers, and ¼ red onion into bite sized chunks. Arrange over the other half of the baking tray.
  • Slice the 3 peeled sweet potatoes in half lengthwise, then make long slices and sprinkle them with the Sweet Potato Seasoning and toss well. Toss well and arrange potatoes onto the second baking tray.
  • Place both trays into the oven. After 15 minutes, flip / toss the ingredients on both the trays and bake another 15-20 minutes.
  • While the trays are in the oven, add all Herb Pistachio Pesto ingredients into a food processor, and blend scraping down sides as needed.
  • Serve and top with more fresh herbs and lemon wedges if desired.