Tofu Stir-Fry with Black Bean Sauce

Looking for an Asian-inspired dinner? Then check out this tofu stir-fry with black bean sauce served over brown basmati rice – a flavorful meal!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 5

3
cups water
1 1/2
cups uncooked brown basmati rice
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
large onion, thinly sliced (1 cup)
4
cups chopped fresh broccoli
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch slices, slices cut in half (about 1 cup)
1/3
cup black bean garlic sauce (from 7-oz jar)
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon chili garlic sauce (from 6.5-oz jar)
1
package (12.3 oz) firm reduced-fat tofu, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (2 cups)
1/3
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup honey-roasted or regular sunflower nuts

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 45 to 50 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Add broccoli and bell pepper; stir-fry about 2 minutes or until almost crisp-tender.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix black bean sauce, soy sauce and chili garlic sauce. Stir sauce into vegetable mixture to coat.
  • 4 Add tofu to vegetable mixture; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in cilantro. Sprinkle with nuts before serving. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

The sauce with this stir-fry has an excellent, high-profile flavor and gets its dark color from the black bean sauce, soy sauce and chili garlic sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.