Recipe: Turmeric-Ginger Tofu Stir Fry


Recipe courtesy of Phoenix Bean Tofu

Tumeric and ginger are well-known for their anti-inflammatory properties, not to mention the wonderful flavor they add to dishes, like this stir-fry.

| Ingredients |

  • 1 red pepper, minced

  • 3 tsp minced ginger

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 14 oz. bag of Phoenix Bean fresh extra firm tofu

  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • vegetables of your choice such as sliced green onion, bell pepper, cabbage, carrot, etc.

  • 1 Tbsp turmeric powder

| Preparation | Sauté the minced pepper, ginger and garlic in olive oil for 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat. Add water, stirring until well combined. Add tofu and cook, stirring frequently until heated through, about 6 minutes. Add the soy sauce and salt and stir fry for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl.

Add vegetables to the skillet and stir fry until the vegetables are tender but crisp, about 3 minutes. Stir in the turmeric and add tofu mixture back to the pan, then simmer over low heat until tofu and vegetables are ready.

Catherine Neville