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Tarragon Tofu with Chanterelle Mushrooms

 
Tarragon Tofu with Chanterelle Mushrooms
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This is a variation of a classic French dish that uses several reductions to build a ton of flavor that matches perfectly with the crispy seasoned tofu. Oyster mushrooms or other mushrooms work well too.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

25

min

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

Ingredients

¾ pound tofu
extra-firm, cut into slices
2 tablespoons tarragon leaves
finely chopped, to taste
1 x black pepper
and salt, to taste
*
1 x all-purpose flour
*
1 tablespoon olive oil
or butter
1 tablespoons olive oil
5 each shallots
chopped
*
1 clove garlic
clove, chopped
¾ pound mushrooms
chantrelles, yellow and black, coarsely chopped
cup white wine
*
1 ½ cups chicken broth
low-salt
¼ teaspoon cornstarch
mixed with a bit of water
*
1 x chives
chopped, or a handful of chive spears, for garnish
*

Directions

Coat the strips of tofu with a bit of olive oil.

Sprinkle the tofu strips with the chopped tarragon, salt and pepper, then dust with flour.

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat with one tablespoon of olive oil.

When skillet is hot add the tofu and sauté in one tablespoon of olive oil until well browned and a bit crispy on the outside.

Remove from pan and set aside covered with foil to rest.

Sauté shallots, garlic and mushrooms in remaining butter until lightly browned, then pour in wine and cook over high heat until reduced to only a few tablespoons.

Add broth and cook over high heat until this too is reduced by about half and the liquid is well-flavored.

Add cornstarch, return tofu to the skillet, and heat through briefly.

Serve immediately.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+2

about 8 years

The original recipe should be chicken, my husband made the chicken version the day before; then the next day we made this tofu one, instead of red wine we used white wine, then you really can see the chanterelle mushrooms. And the flavour was absolutely delicious, definitely a great recipe to cook tofu. Meatless Monday, this is one of the good recipes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 269g (9.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 35939% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 24%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 45g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 62% Iron 29%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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