Kosher Vegetarian Tofu

I was surfing the internet and came across an interesting recipe in www.confident-cook.com. It was posted by Hindy Garfinkel on June 30, 2012. I followed the instructions and the results were fabulous. I highly recommend this.

Mushroom and Tofu Stir Fry in Black Bean Sauce

1 tbsp. vegetable oiil
1 tsp. sesame oil
3 scallions, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, chopped
1.4 tbsp. ginger, chopped
1/2 pound of pressed tofu (five spice, or other marinated tofu) cubed
1 container cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas
1.5-2 tbsp. black bean sauce
3 tsp. black soy sauce
1/2 cup vegetable broth mixed with 2 tsp. corn starch

Heat up the vegetable oil in a wok or large deep saute pan.

Add in the sesame oil when hot. Stir in the garlic and ginger. Let it get a bit fragrant and toss in half of the scallions.

Stir in the tofu, snap peas and the mushrooms. Cook for a few minutes. Maybe five.

Add in the last three ingredients. If you can’t find a kosher black bean sauce, you could substitute with some miso paste. As I mentioned before, I tend to hoard obscure kosher products when I find them – or I figure out how to make them myself.

Add in the remaining chopped scallions and plate it up with some white rice.


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