Tofu with Stir Fried Vegetables – hot lunch recipe wagon presents a hot lunch you can take to work or school. Our recipes are quick, easy and less than 30 minutes to cook. Cook our recipes the night before, refrigerate and reheat the next day. Or, on the other hand, you can cook our meals and freeze them for next week’s lunch. Our special today is Tofu with Stir Fried Vegetables
HOT LUNCH RECIPE WAGON: Tofu with Stir Fried Vegetables
Derived from the soybean, tofu is rich in vegetable proteins and contains no cholesterol. Add rice on the side.
½ cup Plus 1 ½ tablespoons cornstarch, divided
1 ½ tablespoon soy sauce
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 package (16 ounces) extra firm tofu
12 Ounces green beans
1 large red bell pepper
10 I Ounces mushrooms, sliced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup vegetable broth or can reduced sodium chicken broth
a cup. Combine1 ½ tablespoons cornstarch with soy sauce, set the mixture outside. Drain tofu and cut it crosswise into four slices. Using a paper towel, Pat the slices to remove moisture. Cut each slice in half diagonally to form a triangle.
a sheet of wax paper, placed the remaining cornstarch. Did the tofu triangles in the cornstarch to coat them thoroughly on all sides; set them aside. In a wok or large skillet heat oil over moderately high heat.
the tofu and cook, turning them carefully, until golden brown on all Side, 10 to 12 minutes. Meanwhile cut Green beans diagonally into 1 ½ .inch lengths. Core and seed Bell pepper and cut it into strips.
mushrooms and garlic to the wok; stir fry for two minutes. Add the green beans and broth; Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the beans are crisp tender, about seven minutes.
the heat to moderately high. Add the bell pepper and the soy sauce mixture to the vegetables; cook into the moisture is thickened and bubbly, about two minutes. Add the tofu and stir gently. Cook until heated through, about two more minutes. Pack in a heated lunchbox for a hot lunch to go.
You can carry your hot lunch in a heated lunch tote.
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