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Spinach & Pepper Stir Fry with Tofu Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach & Pepper Stir Fry with Tofu recipe? Learn how to make Spinach & Pepper Stir Fry with Tofu using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lokipandie

Makes 4 servings



Cut drained tofu into 1/2-inch (1-cm) cubes. In a small mixing bowl, stir lemon juice with cornstarch. Then add tofu and toss until evenly coated. Let sit, uncovered and stirring occasionally, for 1 hour so lemon flavour permeates tofu. Thinly slice onion. Seed and slice peppers into thin strips. If using regular spinach, remove and discard stems. Tear leaves into halves or quarters. Leave baby spinach whole, including tender stems. You should have about 7 cups (1.75 L). Have all vegetables prepared and ingredients measured before beginning to stir-fry. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok set over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and chili flakes. Stir 1 minute. Add peppers and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Continue stir-frying until peppers are hot, about 2 minutes. Add tofu and gently stir-fry until hot, about 1 minute. Add capers, then spinach in handfuls as needed, stirring until all spinach has wilted, about 1 more minute. Serve right away over hot rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach & Pepper Stir Fry with Tofu

12 oz ( 350 g) extra-firm tofu
2 tbsp ( 30 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp ( 15 mL) cornstarch
1 onion
2 sweet red peppers
10 oz ( 284 g pkg)baby spinach
2 tbsp ( 30 mL) vegetable oil
2 minced garlic cloves
1/2 tsp ( 2 mL) hot pepper flakes
1/2 tsp ( 2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp ( 1 mL) black pepper
2 tsp ( 10 mL) capers

Recipe Directions for Spinach & Pepper Stir Fry with Tofu

  1. Cut drained tofu into 1/2-inch (1-cm) cubes. In a small mixing bowl, stir lemon juice with cornstarch. Then add tofu and toss until evenly coated. Let sit, uncovered and stirring occasionally, for 1 hour so lemon flavour permeates tofu.

  2. Thinly slice onion. Seed and slice peppers into thin strips. If using regular spinach, remove and discard stems. Tear leaves into halves or quarters. Leave baby spinach whole, including tender stems. You should have about 7 cups (1.75 L). Have all vegetables prepared and ingredients measured before beginning to stir-fry.

  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok set over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and chili flakes. Stir 1 minute. Add peppers and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Continue stir-frying until peppers are hot, about 2 minutes.

  4. Add tofu and gently stir-fry until hot, about 1 minute. Add capers, then spinach in handfuls as needed, stirring until all spinach has wilted, about 1 more minute. Serve right away over hot rice.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 263.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
404mg
17%
Potassium
692mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
13.6g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
11.5g
Vitamin A 171% Vitamin C 171%
Calcium 23% Iron 22%
* 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
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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