Lemongrass Tofu Buddha Bowls with Peanut Sauce

Lemongrass Tofu Buddha Bowls with Peanut Sauce
Lemongrass Tofu Buddha Bowls with Peanut Sauce
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Crispy pan-fried tofu is drenched in lemongrass sauce, caramelized and served over rice with veggies and rich peanut sauce to make these flavor-packed Buddha bowls.

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup creamy natural peanut butter
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • About 3 tablespoons coconut milk (from a can)
    • 1 4-inch lemongrass stalk, cut into 3-4 pieces
    • 3 garlic cloves
    • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
    • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek
    • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
    • 1 (14 ounce) package extra firm tofu, drained, pressed, and cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 4 cups cooked rice
    • 1 cucumber, diced
    • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
    • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
    • Chopped scallions
    • Fresh mint leaves
    • Fresh cilantro
    • Fresh basil
    • Red pepper flakes, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 9565 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 338 g 519.66%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 65.49%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 42 mg 13.96%
    • Sodium: 2309 mg 96.21%
    • Calcium: 343 mg 34.31%
    • Potassium: 1289 mg 36.82%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 40.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 98 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 69.43%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 101.42%
    • Vitamin C 197.15%
    • 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 - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables7
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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