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Stir-fried Vegetables with Tofu

Stir-fried Vegetables with TofuRecipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 ounces fresh shiitake (stems removed) or white mushrooms, thickly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
8 ounces broccoli florets (about 2 cups)
1 tablespoon each rice wine vinegar, brown sugar and soy sauce
1/2 cup water or vegetable broth
1 red bell pepper, cut into long narrow strips
1 pound firm tofu, cut in cubes
2 scallions (green onions), including an inch of greens, sliced (about 1/2 cup)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Add the oil to a heated wok or large skillet.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add the broccoli and mushrooms; stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients, except the scallions, then cover and cook until the broccoli is tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Serve garnished with the scallions.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 231; Total Fat: 15g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Total Carbs: 16g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 13g; Sodium: 487mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Mushroom Council.