Savory Orange-Roasted Tofu & Asparagus Recipe

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Submitted by dashkaydot

Makes 4 servings



If you?ve never had roasted tofu before, here?s a great way to start. Toss tofu and asparagus in a tangy orange- and basil-scented sauce, made rich and savory with miso. Serve with brown rice or couscous and an orange-and-fennel salad. / Makes 4 servings, scant 1 cup each / ACTIVE TIME: 25 minutes / TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for SAVORY ORANGE-ROASTED TOFU & ASPARAGUS

14 ounce tofu
2 tablespoons red miso
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound asparagus
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for SAVORY ORANGE-ROASTED TOFU & ASPARAGUS

  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. Pat tofu dry and cut into 1/2-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.

  3. 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.

Categories

Main Dish, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 251.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
158
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
481mg
20%
Potassium
437mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
10.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 24% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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