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Tofu and Greens

Vegetarian Recipe

Firm tofu frozen and pressed into squares, browned in olive and sesame oils then cooked with garlic, ginger , kale or other greens of choice and tamari.


1 small onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped

Recipe Directions


Freeze and thaw tofu, press. Cut pressed tofu into slices, then squares. Each piece should be about 1/4-inch thick by 1-inch square.

Heat olive and sesame oils in skillet on medium heat; add tofu and brown on both sides. Remove tofu and place on a plate.

In same oil, fry garlic and ginger about half a minute on medium heat. Add greens and tamari, fry about 5 minutes or to desired doneness. Add tofu back to pan and heat up, drizzle with more sesame oil if you like.

Recipe Note

You can use a different green of your choosing in place of the kale, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 2 servings Tofu and Greens.

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