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Orange and Miso Roasted Tofu and Asparagus

 
Orange and Miso Roasted Tofu and Asparagus
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Tofu can be super tasty, this recipe has proved it. I made this roasted tofu and asparagus recipe yesterday for dinner, and it was absolutely delicious.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

14 ounces tofu
extra-firm water-packed, rinsed, 1 package
2 tablespoons red miso
divided
*
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
divided
4 teaspoons olive oil, extra-virgin
divided
1 pound asparagus
trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
3 tablespoons basil
freshly chopped
1 teaspoon orange zest
freshly grated
¼ cup orange juice
¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°F.

Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

Pat tofu dry and cut into ½-inch cubes.

Whisk 1 tablespoon miso, 1 tablespoon vinegar and 2 teaspoons oil in a large bowl until smooth.

Add the tofu; gently toss to coat.

Spread the tofu in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.

Roast for 15 minutes.

Gently toss asparagus with the tofu.

Return to the oven and roast until the tofu is golden brown and the asparagus is tender, 8 to 10 minutes more.

Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 1 tablespoon miso, 1 tablespoon vinegar, 2 teaspoons oil, basil, orange zest and juice, and salt in the large bowl until smooth.

Toss the roasted tofu and asparagus with the sauce and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+2

over 8 years

Tofu can be super tasty, this recipe has proved it. I made this roasted tofu and asparagus recipe yesterday for dinner, and it was absolutely delicious.

I used aged balsamic vinegar and organic barly miso, which gave the dish more depth and tanginess. The tofu came out nicely browned with great texture and flavor, and the asparagus was tender-crisp. Orange added the delicious citrus flavor and refreshness.

It certainly filled us up with all the yumminess and goodness.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 199g (7.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15953% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 159mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 40% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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