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Tofu with Spinach in Black Pepper Sauce Recipe

Tofu with Spinach in Black Pepper Sauce

Silken cubes of tofu stir fried in mild spices and served on a bed of spinach leaves drizzled with a peppery sauce.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tofu with Spinach in Black Pepper Sauce

  • 200 gm cubes tofu
  • 1/4 cup spinach
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 large red bell peppers, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup lightly salted roasted peanuts (optional)

How to Make Tofu with Spinach in Black Pepper Sauce

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1.
Heat oil in a wok over high heat.
2.
Add bell peppers, ginger, garlic and saute until peppers just begin to soften, about 2 minutes.
3.
Add tofu and green onions. Toss for about 2 minutes.
4.
Next add soy sauce, lime juice and red pepper. Toss to blend for about 1 minute.
5.
Add spinach in 3 additions, tossing until beginning to wilt, about 1 minute for each addition.
6.
Mix in the basil.
7.
Season with salt and pepper.
8.
Sprinkle peanuts over (optional).
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