Go-To Tofu Stiryfry: Not Just for Vegans

Graziella the Fit Foodie shares her go-to recipe for a quick and easy meal in a pinch! Tofu can be tasty people, when done right..and it's not just for vegans!


Seasoning for the tofu
Sea salt 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
Coriander 2 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Extra firm tofu 1 Pound , cubed (1 block of tofu used)
Rest of the ingredients for the tofu stirfry
Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon (As required)
Onions 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped finely
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , chopped finely
Fresh bay leaf 1 Medium
Scallions 3 Medium , chopped finely (j)
Sesame oil 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Mixed vegetables 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Broccoli, snap peas, water chestnuts, carrots, soybeans)



To prepare the seasoning mix for tofu:

1. In a small bowl, take sea salt, cayenne pepper, coriander and cumin. Mix well and set aside.

2. Pat dry the block of tofu to remove all the liquid from it. Cut into cubes and keep aside.

3. Steam the mixed vegetables and set them aside.


4. Heat a pan with a couple of tbsp of extra virgin olive oil on medium-high heat. Add the finely chopped onions and garlic along with a fresh bay leaf.

5. Saute for a minute and add the finely chopped scallions, stirfry for a couple of minutes.

6. Add the tofu, some sesame oil and stir to mix well. Sprinkle the prepared seasoning over the tofu and stirfry for about 2 minutes.

7. Add the steamed vegetables, turn up the heat to high and stirfry for another 5 to 8 minutes.


8. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 351Calories from Fat 144

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 667 mg27.79%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet