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Tofu Steaks with Shiitakes and Veggies

Tofu Steaks with Shiitakes and Veggies is a quick vegetarian entrĂŠe full of flavor and rich vegetables. Piercing the tofu with a fork allows the sesame oil and soy sauce to absorb into the tofu, making it more flavorful. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) package extra-firm tofu, drained 3 tablespoons dark sesame oil, divided 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce, divided 1 cup julienne-cut red bell pepper 1 cup matchstick-cut carrot 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 (5-ounce) package presliced shiitake mushrooms 1/2 cup organic vegetable broth 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper Cooking spray


Preparation 1. Cut tofu in half crosswise and again in half lengthwise. Pierce tofu liberally with a fork. Place in a shallow dish. Combine 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon soy sauce in a small bowl. Pour soy mixture over tofu; let stand 15 minutes, turning once. Set aside. 2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add bell pepper, carrot, and salt; sautĂŠ 3 minutes. Remove from pan. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Add garlic and mushrooms; sautĂŠ 4 minutes. Add remaining 2 tablespoons soy sauce, broth, and next 3 ingredients. Simmer 3 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. 3. Remove tofu from marinade; reserve marinade. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add tofu to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Arrange 1 tofu steak on each of 4 plates; top each serving with about 1/3 cup carrot mixture and about 2 tablespoons mushroom mixture. Nutritional Information Amount per serving Calories: 268 Fat: 16.5g Saturated fat: 2.7g Monounsaturated fat: 5.3g Polyunsaturated fat: 7.9g Protein: 11.4g Carbohydrate: 19g Fiber: 2.2g Cholesterol: 0.0mg Iron: 1.8mg Sodium: 462mg Calcium: 91mg

Tofu Steaks with Shiitakes and Veggies  
Tofu Steaks with Shiitakes and Veggies  
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