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Asian Asparagus and Tofu Stir-Fry

 
Asian Asparagus and Tofu Stir-Fry
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This refreshing, quick and easy stir-fry satisfy your stomach within a few minutes, serve it with rice, quinoa or any your favorite cooked grain.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

8

min

Ready

25

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 x sesame oil
*
8 ounces tofu
extra-firm, slice into 1-inch cubes
5 each scallions, spring or green onions
thinly sliced
1 tablespoon ginger
freshly peeled and finely chopped
1 x red pepper flakes
crushed, to taste
*
½ bunch asparagus
trimmed and slice into 1-inch size
*
1 x salt
to taste
*
5 cloves garlic
or to taste, minced
½ cup cashew nuts
coarsely chopped, toasted
*
4 cups spinach
coarsely chopped, or chopped kale, or chopped swiss chard
1 each limes
zest and juice
1 ½ tablespoons hoisin sauce
or up to 2 tablespoons, or to taste
¼ cup mint leaves
freshly slivered
*
¼ cup basil
freshly slivered
*

Directions

Heat ⅛ teaspoon of sesame oil in a large nonstick pan, or a wok over medium high heat.

Stir in the tofu, and cook until all the sides turn into golden and slightly brown at the edges, about 5 minutes.

Transfer the tofu on the plate and set aside.

Swirl in another ⅛ teaspoon of sesame oil or other vegetable oil to the pan.

Stir in the onions, ginger, red pepper flakes, asparagus, and salt.

Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, then stir in the garlic, cashews, and spinach and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes, or until the spinach wilts.

Return the tofu to the pan.

Mix in the lime zest and juice and the hoisin sauce. Season with more salt if needed.

Cook for another 30 seconds, stirring all the ingredients together.

Remove from heat and sprinkle the mint and basil over, stir until well mixed.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 114g (4.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9230% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 130mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 28% Iron 13%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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