Tofu With No-Cook Peanut Sauce and Broccoli

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 25 min 4
Tofu With No-Cook Peanut Sauce and Broccoli
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1 package (1lb) Tofu, regular, extra firm (cut in 8 slices)
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 head Broccoli, raw (stems removed and separated in florets)
1/4 cup Peanut butter, natural (peanut sauce)
1 tbsp minced Ginger root (peanut sauce)
2 tsp Soy sauce, low sodium (peanut sauce)
2 tsp Rice vinegar (peanut sauce)
2 tsp Sesame oil (peanut sauce)
1/2 tsp Chili paste, Gourmet Garden (peanut sauce)
1/4 cup Water (hot water; peanut sauce)
2 stalk(s) Green onion (thinly sliced; for garnish)
1 tbsp Sesame seeds (toasted; for garnish)


  1. Between paper towels, pat tofu dry. 
  2. Brush a baking sheet with 1 tsp of oil. Arrange tofu on the baking sheet and brush with the remaining oil.
  3. Set the oven to boil and broil the tofu, about 8 inches (20 cm) from heat, until crisp, about 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place the broccoli in a steamer, cover, and steam until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl or glass measuring cup, whisk together peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and chili paste. Slowly whisk in 1/4 cup of hot water. 
  6. Serve tofu over steamed broccoli and drizzle with peanut sauce. Garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and green onion.


Quick Tip:

  • For a heartier meal, serve over a bed of rice, quinoa, noodles, etc.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 325
Calories from fat 217
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 24.1 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 172 mg
Potassium 433 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11.3 g
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 3.8 g
Protein 17.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.3
Vegetables 0.8

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