Tofu Pad Thai Recipe

Looking for an easy Tofu Pad Thai recipe? Learn how to make Tofu Pad Thai using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sattler5

Makes 6 servings



?Lime wedges and additional cilantro, for garnish (optional)

Recipe Ingredients for Tofu Pad Thai

8 oz , dry brown rice noodles
4 tbsp tomato paste, unsalted
4 tbsp rice wine vinegar
3 tbsp honey
2 tbsp Thai fish sauce
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 spray PAM, Olive oil cooking spray
2 cups green cabbage, chopped
1 cup bean sprouts
2 green onions, thinly sliced lengthwise
1 large carrot, cut into thin matchstick pieces
12 oz , Nasoya firm tofu, cubed
1/4 cup cilantro, minced
2 tbsp unsalted peanuts, crushed

Recipe Directions for Tofu Pad Thai

  1. Cook brown rice noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together tomato paste, vinegar, honey, fish sauce, lime juice and cayenne. Set aside.

  3. Heat a large cast-iron or nonstick pan or wok over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Mist with cooking spray.

  4. sauté cabbage, bean sprouts, onions and carrot over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add tofu and cook for another 4 minutes.

  5. Stir in tomato paste mixture. Add cooked noodles. Stir until completely combined and thoroughly heated, about 3 to 4 more minutes.

  6. Remove from heat and toss with peanuts before serving. Garnish with lime wedges and additional cilantro,if desired.

  7. Note: If you have a picky eater in your clan who?s averse to eating tofu, swap the vegetable protein for a cup of cooked, cubed chicken, succulent shrimp or turkey breast (think Thanksgiving dinner leftovers!)

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Thai

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
278
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
559mg
23%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
48.7g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
11.8g
Protein
9.7g
Vitamin A 46% Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 11% Iron 12%
* 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
95% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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