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Peppery Tofu Spinach
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Peppery Tofu Spinach

This is best for the days when you are running short on time and need to prepare something quick…and nutritious too. Well, thank God for Tofu. I love the fact that it cooks fast and can play the role of an entree or a side just as efficiently. It has a very mild flavor and therefore lends to a wide range of cooking. You can have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

I make this quite often and there’s plenty of scope for variations. The ingredients for most of the time will be available right in your kitchen. All you need is a block of extra firm tofu. And spinach packs in the additional dash of nutrition and satisfaction.

 

Ingredients (Serves 2):

- 1 pack Extra Firm Tofu - cubed

- ½ Red bell pepper – diced

- 3/4 cup Baby spinach

- 2 cloves Garlic – thin sliced or minced

- 1 tsp Cumin seeds

- 1/2 tsp Turmeric (optional)

- Ground Black Pepper

- Salt to taste

- Oil to cook

 

Take the extra firm tofu and place it on a paper towel for a few minutes to drain out all the water. Dice into ½ or 1 inch cubes.

 Heat 1 table spoon oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Then add garlic, tofu and turmeric. Stir and let it cook for about 2-3 minutes. Now add red bell pepper, stir and cook for another minute.

 Add the baby spinach and just stir for a wee bit so that it becomes soft. Add salt and about 5-6 grinds of black pepper. Remove out to a plate and serve hot. Its great with a toast or a tortilla. Now isn’t that easy, nutritious and super fast?

 

 

*Image courtesy Flickr creative commons.

 

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  1. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Vote #3 Roopam Singh! Sounds like a good recipe!
    1. Roopam
      Thanks Carolyn...glad you like it:)...
  2. Akanksha
    Akanksha
    Looks yummy! I will also be cooking Tofu for lunch today...wait for the recipe!
    1. Roopam
      Thanks Akanksha...that's great...looking forward to it!
  3. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Congrats for making Top Posts!
    1. Roopam
      Thanks Carolyn!

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