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Maple Ginger Tofu

This Sticky Maple Ginger Tofu Rice Noodle Bowl with Steamed Broccoli makes for one comforting and nutritious gluten-free vegan meal! #tofu #gingertofu #bakedtofu #mapletofu
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Course: Entrées, Savory Baked
Cuisine: Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Kristen Wood

Ingredients

  • 1 14 oz package extra firm tofu pressed, drained, cubed
  • 2 tbs tapioca flour
  • 3 tbs coconut oil
  • 4 tbs maple syrup
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tbs ginger root grated
  • 1 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbs sriracha sauce optional
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 14 oz package rice noodles cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cup broccoli florets steamed
  • optionally sesame seeds, for garnishing

Instructions

  • Press package of tofu in a tofu press, or wrap in a tea towel and place a heavy object on top (book, canned food, etc.) and let sit for ten minutes to allow the brine to drain. Pat tofu to dry. Slice into 1/2-1″ cubes.
  • In a large bowl combine pressed, drained and cubed tofu; and tapioca starch. Toss to coat.
  • In a large oven-proof frying pan or cast iron skillet heat 3 tbs coconut oil over medium heat.
  • Place coated tofu in one even layer in skillet and fry, turning a few times until all sides of tofu cubes are beginning to brown (about ten minutes).
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a mixing bowl combine maple syrup, coconut oil, grated ginger, vinegar, sriracha (optional), garlic powder, and ground ginger. Whisk until smooth.
  • Pour maple ginger sauce over tofu; toss to coat.
  • Place coated tofu in preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes, or until sauce is sticky and bubbling.
  • To serve, place cooked rice noodles in a bowl and top with maple ginger tofu, steamed broccoli, and sesame seeds (optional).
  • Enjoy!

Notes

You can find this recipe and many others in my book The Vegetarian Family Cookbook!

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 709kcal | Carbohydrates: 112g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 2mg

Equipment

Tapioca Flour
Maple Syrup
Ground Ginger
Coconut Oil
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