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Basil Tofu

Basil tofu with green onions and pepper sauce over brown rice.



  1. Drain tofu. Once drained, slice into 1" cubes and marinate in soy sauce.
  2. Mince the garlic and onions. Chop basil.
  3. Combine the garlic, onion, and stock in a pot and bring to a boil. Cook until garlic and onion is tender.
  4. Add in tofu and cook for 8 minutes over medium heat or until tender.
  5. Stir in basil and pepper sauce. Stir in soy sauce to taste.
  6. Note: stock can be replaced with water if desired.
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It is quick to make and has a pretty good flavor. When I need a light meal this is my first choice.
17 Jun 09 by member: wintersmith


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Nutrition summary:

There are 246 calories in 1 serving of Basil Tofu.
Calorie break-down: 13% fat, 67% carbs, 20% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 31
Calories 246
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.46g 5%
  Saturated Fat 0.615g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.628g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.899g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 494mg 21%
Potassium 358mg  
Total Carbohydrate 41.54g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10%
  Sugars 1.78g  
Protein 12.28g  
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 29% Iron 54%
of RDI*
(246 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (67%)
Fat (13%)
Protein (20%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories