Pineapple Tofu Stir-Fry with Cashews

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 17 min 4
Pineapple Tofu Stir-Fry with Cashews
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Ingredients


1 1/2 cup Candied pineapple (tidbits)
1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (unsalted)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped fresh)
1 tbsp Cornstarch (Alternative thickeners: barley or arrowroot flour)
1 tsp minced Ginger root
2 stalk(s) Green onion (sliced)
1/2 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 dash Salt
2 tbsp Soy sauce, low sodium
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
450 gm Tofu, regular, extra firm

Instructions


1. Drain and pat tofu dry; cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes.

2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; stir- fry tofu until golden and crisp on edges, about 7 minutes.

3. Add green onions, garlic, red pepper, soy sauce, ginger, salt and hot pepper flakes; stir- fry over medium heat, gently stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes.

4. Stir in pineapple with juice and cashews; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until almost no liquid remains, about 5 minutes.

5. Whisk cornstarch (or arrowroot flour) with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; stir into tofu mixture and simmer until clear and glossy, about 1 minute. Stir in coriander. Serve.

Notes:

Tofu

is an great source of plant based protein and an excellent source of iron and calcium!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 541
Calories from fat 174
Calories from saturated fat 27.0
Total Fat 19.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 487 mg
Potassium 325 mg
Total Carbohydrate 78 g
Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
Sugars 60 g
Protein 14.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 1.3
Vegetables 0.6

Energy sources


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