Chipotles Sofritas protein is made of seasoned organic tofu

Chipotle's Sofritas protein is made of seasoned organic tofu

Chipotle to roll out tofu-based filling nationwide

Sofritas protein option is chain’s first new menu introduction since 2005

Chipotle Mexican Grill is rolling out its tofu-based Sofritas nationwide as a protein option in burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads served at the 1,600-unit fast-casual chain.

First tested last February in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sofritas is made from organic tofu made by Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, Calif., and flavored with tomatoes, chiles, cumin and other spices.

The goal of the Sofritas offering is to be vegetarian- and vegan-friendly, while also appealing to me

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