Tofu Ropa Vieja Recipe

Looking for an easy Tofu Ropa Vieja recipe? Learn how to make Tofu Ropa Vieja using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pucketak

Makes 4 servings



Like chicken ropa vieja, but using tofu instead.

Recipe Ingredients for Tofu Ropa Vieja

14 oz extra firm tofu
1 small onion, quartered
1 tomato, quartered
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 tbsp olive oil
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder

Recipe Directions for Tofu Ropa Vieja

  1. Place tofu, onion, tomato, carrot, and 2 cloves of garlic into crock pot. Add water and set to low for 4 hours. If cooking on the stove, cook on medium-low, and simmer 30 to 40 minutes. Place the tofu into a bowl; set aside. Reserve the liquid.

  2. In a large deep skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, onions, green peppers, and red peppers. Cook about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in tofu, tomato sauce, white wine, and about 3/4 cup of the reserved broth to create a nice sauce. Season with cumin, garlic powder salt, and pepper. Cover and simmer on low for about 10 minutes more adding more broth and seasoning if needed. Makes 4 cups.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican, Slow Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 253.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
189mg
8%
Potassium
501mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
12.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 79% Vitamin C 93%
Calcium 23% Iron 15%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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