Almond Vegetable and Tofu Saute Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Tamari soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Chicken stock/Vegetable soup base2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder/1 garlic clove crushed1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Thinly sliced carrots1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cut green beans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Sliced cauliflower1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Onion1 Medium, sliced
 Cubed tofu1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Silvered almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), roasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 996 Calories from Fat 583

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100.6%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.3 mg

Sodium 1852.1 mg77.2%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.6%

Dietary Fiber 17.8 g71.3%

Sugars 26.8 g

Protein 34 g68.7%

Vitamin A 505.5% Vitamin C 118%

Calcium 19.7% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small bow, put together water, tamari, garlic, cornstarch and stock.
2) Set the mixture aside.

MAKING
3) In a large skillet or wok, heat oil and stir fry carrots and beans at very high heat for 2 minutes.
4) Add onion and cauliflower and stir-fry them for 1-2 minutes more.
5) Stir in the liquid and cook until sauce is thickened.
6) Let the vegetables remain crisp, but for softer vegetables, cover the wok or skillet and cook for some more time.
7) Add tofu and cook until warmed.
8) Sprinkle almonds over the vegetables. You may also top the dish with roasted peanuts for extra flavor and variety.

SERVING
9) Serve the sauteed vegetables with brown rice.
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