Crispy Glazed Tofu with a Warm Quinoa Salad

Crispy Glazed Tofu with a Warm Quinoa Salad
Crispy Glazed Tofu with a Warm Quinoa Salad
  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 package quinoa, cooked per package instructions
    • 3 candy beets, cleaned, peeled, and diced into small cubes
    • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into small cubes
    • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
    • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 block of tofu, cut into bite-size pieces (about 1 inch cubes)
    • ½ cup all-purpose flour
    • ½ cup panko crumbs
    • 1 teaspoon Chinese 5-Spice
    • 1 egg (or equivalent egg replacement)
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • vegetable or canola oil, for frying
    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1 large shallot, minced well
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced well
    • 1 2-inch piece of ginger, minced well
    • 3 tablespoons honey or agave nectar
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons Sriracha or hot chili paste/sauce
    • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
    • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
    • ¼ cup water mixed with 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
    • scallions, for garnish

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 521 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.86%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 2 mg 0.5%
    • Sodium: 1133 mg 47.22%
    • Calcium: 260 mg 26.02%
    • Potassium: 229 mg 6.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 75 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.96%
    • Sugar: 29 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 32.87%
    • Vitamin C 8.08%
    • 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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