• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This crispy black pepper tofu is smothered in spicy sauce and served up with tender-crisp broccolini (or your favorite veggie). Serve over rice for a flavor-packed meal that's totally doable on a weeknight.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
    • 3 tablespoons vegan brown sugar
    • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
    • 1 tablespoon freshly grated black pepper
    • 1 (14 ounce) package extra firm tofu, drained, pressed and cut into 1 inch cubes
    • About 1/3 cup cornstarch
    • About 1/4 cup vegetable oil*
    • 3 dried chile peppers, cut in half**
    • 3 scallions, white and green parts separated, and chopped
    • 1/2 pound fresh broccolini***
    • Cooked rice, for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 142 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 8.05%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 21 mg 0.85%
    • Calcium: 174 mg 17.35%
    • Potassium: 246 mg 7.02%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.6%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.8%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 37.63%
    • Vitamin C 25.48%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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