Tofu and Sweet Potato Jambalaya

Tofu and Sweet Potato Jambalaya

Add something flavorful to your family's French cuisine night! Serve tofu and sweet potato - a hearty skillet meal!

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package (14 oz) firm tofu packed in water, drained
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
large dark-orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
can (14 oz) vegetable broth
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
medium green onions, sliced (3/4 cup)
  1. Place tofu between 2 layers of paper towels; press gently to remove as much water as possible. Cut into 3/4-inch cubes.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add tofu; cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning frequently, until light golden brown. Remove tofu from skillet; set aside.
  3. In same skillet, cook sweet potato and garlic 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, just until sweet potato begins to brown. Stir in broth, uncooked rice, Worcestershire sauce and red pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in beans. Cover; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in tofu and onions. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Canned beans and tofu stand in for meat, poultry and shellfish, which are widely used in jambalaya recipes. The result--a truly tasty dish that will transport you to the bayou. Take a trip from New Orleans's nickname, and kick back with a "Big Easy" night when you cook this low-key skillet meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 540mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 74g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.