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MRS. MARIA’S WEEKLY RECIPE: TOFU STIR FRY



1 cup: 294 Cals

18.5 Protein

21.5 Carbs

16 Fats

This quick and easy Sesame Soy Tofu Stir Fry is loaded with fresh and colorful vegetables and plant-based protein.

INGREDIENTS

Sauce

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce, or gluten-free soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium vegetable broth

  • 1 tablespoon honey, or brown sugar for vegan

Stir Fry

  • 16 ounces super firm tofu, drained, pressed

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce, or gluten-free soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoons neutral oil, such as grapeseed or canola

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 inch

  • 1 small bunch of broccolini, chopped 1-inch

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a small bowl combine soy sauce, vegetable broth and honey. Set aside.

  2. Once the tofu has drained, slice in half then into 1/2 inch cubes and place into a large bowl and season with 1 tablespoon soy sauce.

  3. Sprinkle cornstarch on top and gently toss with your hands to ensure all tofu pieces are covered.

  4. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, add 1 tablespoon of oil and heat to medium-high.

  5. Add the tofu and let it get crispy without touching it or flipping for 3-4 minutes, then repeat on all sides.

  6. Remove tofu and set aside.

7. To the skillet at medium heat, add sesame oil, red peppers, broccolini and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

8.Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 30 to 60 seconds.

9.Add the tofu and sauce, toss and cook for an additional 1 to 2 minutes, or until the sauce is slightly thickened and the tofu is heated through.

10. Top with sesame seeds.



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