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Fast & Easy Dinner: Stir Fried Tofu with Vegetables

Fast & Easy Dinner: Stir Fried Tofu with Vegetables

I've said it before and I'll say it again: stir fries make an excellent last minute meal. Why? Because the food is sautéed at a higher temperature meaning it will cook quicker. This stir fry is jam packed with vegetables making it hearty and healthful. Choose a firmer tofu to ensure that it won't fall apart when stir fried. For this mouthwatering recipe,

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Stir-Fried Tofu with Vegetables

Stir-Fried Tofu with Vegetables

Stir-Fried Tofu with Vegetables

Ingredients

  1. 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  2. 1 package (16 ounces) extra firm tofu, patted dry and cut into 1-inch by 1/2-inch pieces
  3. 3 green onions
  4. 1 cup vegetable broth
  5. 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  7. 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  8. 1 bag (10-ounce) shredded carrots
  9. 1 medium red pepper, thinly sliced
  10. 2 cloves garlic, crushed with garlic press or finely minced
  11. 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  12. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  13. cooked rice, optional for serving

Directions

  1. In nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  2. Add tofu, and cook, about 4 minutes, gently tossing until heated through and lightly golden. Transfer to plate; set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, thinly slice green onions, separating white parts from green tops. In 2-cup measuring cup, mix broth, brown sugar, soy sauce, and cornstarch.
  4. In same skillet, heat remaining 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Add white parts of green onions, carrots, red pepper, garlic, ginger, and salt; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Return tofu to skillet. Stir broth mixture, and add to skillet; heat to boiling. Boil 30 seconds, gently stirring.
  6. Spoon over rice, if desired. To serve sprinkle with remaining green onions.

Serves 4.

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corinnem corinnem 9 years
I love the flavored tofu from nasoya...it was a little odd when I first bought it but now I love it! This recipe looks yummy!
jewelz1325 jewelz1325 9 years
for me, i try to only buy real asian tofu. once i bought the nasoya and the taste was just weird and the texture was different. but i love tofu with vegetables!! it's my meat substitute. yum.
hl hl 9 years
lov tofu!
hl hl 9 years
lov tofu!
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 9 years
sounds tasty! I love to stir fry. It's so quick and easy!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
I like tofu in stirfries. This one looks like a winner!
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