Tofu-broccoli stir fry ready in minutes

Ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper add zip

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Broccoli is low-calorie and provides calcium, vitamins A and C, potassium, folate and fiber.

Detroit - Looking for something different to expand your veggie meals?

Try this Tofu-Broccoli Stir Fry from Tina Miller, Meijer Healthy Living Advisor.


½  cup Meijer vegetable brothNuVal™ 5
¼  cup dry sherryNuVal™ 1
3 tablespoons Meijer soy sauceNuVal™ 1
3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon sugarNuVal™ 1
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or more to taste
1 (14-ounce) package of Nasoya extra firm tofu, cubedNuVal™ 91
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Meijer classic olive oil, dividedNuval™ 11
1 tablespoon minced garlicNuVal™ 91
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerNuVal™ 87
6 cups broccoli floretsNuVal™ 100
3 tablespoons water

1) Combine broth, sherry (or rice wine), soy sauce, 1 tablespoon                     cornstarch, sugar and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.

2) Cut tofu into 3/4-inch cubes and pat dry, then sprinkle with salt.

3) Place the remaining 2 tablespoons cornstarch in a large bowl. Add the tofu; toss gently to coat.

4) Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the tofu; cook, undisturbed, until browned, about 3 minutes. Gently turn and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned all over, 2 to 3 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.

5) Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, garlic and     ginger; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add broccoli and water; cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until tender-crisp, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir the reserved broth mixture and add to the pan.

6) Cook until the sauce has thickened (1 to 2 minutes). Return the tofu to the pan; toss to combine with the broccoli and sauce.

Yield: 4 (1 ¼ cup) servings.

Nutrition per Serving:

258kcal, 1g fat (1g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 23g,carbohydrates; 544mg sodium, 4g fiber, 14g protein;

Trade Ups:

Substitute Meijer Vegetable broth (NuVal™ 5) with Pacific organic vegetable broth (NuVal™ 16).

Adapted From: Eating Well. Tofu & Broccoli Stir-Fry.

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