If you are in need of a filling and delicious vegetarian dinner, look no further than this simple, but special, rice and tofu dish. It combines silken tofu strips with crisp tender carrots and bursting tomatoes. A light and acidic sauce of fresh lemon juice and balsamic vinegar coat the veggies and provide a robust flavor. It's served on a bed of wild rice and sprinkled with a shower of parsley. 3 tsp. olive oil, divided Serves 2.
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2/3 cup wild rice or wild rice blend
6 oz. extra-firm silken tofu, cut into 2-inch strips
1 cup peeled baby carrots, sliced lengthwise
9 cherry tomatoes, halved (2/3 cup)
2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 Tbs. lemon juice
2 Tbs. chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
3 tsp. olive oil, divided