Tofu Vegetable Stir-Fry

Tofu Vegetable Stir-Fry

Here’s a meatless recipe that vegetarians and non-vegetarians will both love! This vegetable stir-fry is so flavorful and it’s super simple to make. It’s great to serve as a main course, or you can also serve it as a side dish for a large meal. 

Ingredients:

  • 14 oz. package extra firm tofu
  • 2 cups broccoli
  • 1 cup carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 15 oz. can baby corn
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp. corn starch

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. To dry out the tofu, place a towel on a plate.
  3. Remove the tofu from the package and place it on the towel.
  4. Place another towel on top of the tofu and then place a heavy object (skillet, book, etc.) on top of the towel.
  5. Let the tofu set for roughly 15 minutes.
  6. Once the tofu has dried out, cut it into 1-inch pieces and place onto a baking sheet.
  7. Bake the tofu for 30 minutes.
  8. While the tofu is baking, prepare all of the vegetables.
  9. In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and corn starch, then set aside.
  10. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, begin to heat the sesame oil. 
  11. Add the vegetables to the skillet.
  12. Cook the vegetables for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  13. Once the vegetables become tender, add the sauce and mix to coat.
  14. Continue stirring for a couple minutes until the sauce begins to thicken.
  15. Add the tofu to the skillet and stir to coat.
  16. Continue to cook the stir fry for roughly 5 minutes, then remove from heat.

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