Stir-Fried Tofu with Almonds

Hearty Asian dinner ready in just 30 minutes! Enjoy this stir-fried meal made using tofu, pasta and veggies.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
oz uncooked spinach fettuccine or fettuccine, broken into 3-inch pieces
1/2
cup vegetable broth
1/3
cup dry white wine or vegetable broth
1
tablespoon cornstarch
3
tablespoons hoisin sauce
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
package (14 oz) firm tofu packed in water, drained
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2
cups bite-size fresh cauliflower florets
1
large red or green bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/3
cup sliced almonds, toasted

  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix broth, wine, cornstarch, hoisin sauce and pepper; set aside. Place drained tofu between 2 layers of paper towels; press gently to remove as much water as possible. Cut into 3/4-inch cubes; set aside.
  • 3 Heat wok or 12-inch skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add cauliflower and bell pepper; cook and stir about 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from wok.
  • 4 Add remaining tablespoon oil to wok; rotate wok to coat side. Add tofu and garlic; cook and stir gently over high heat 5 minutes. Stir in broth mixture. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in vegetables and fettuccine; heat through. Sprinkle with almonds.

Expert Tips

Stop and take a look before tossing tofu into your shopping cart--therer are several varieties. Firm or extra-firm tofu is best for stir-fries because it keeps its shape.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.