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Sweet & Sour Tofu


The Enchanted Broccoli Forest
by Mollie Kantzen
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Source: The Enchanted Broccoli Forest

  • 1 lb. tofu
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1/4 c. tamari sauce
  • 6 T. water
  • 1/4 c. tomato paste
  • 2 T. honey style sweetener
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 8 scallions, minced
  • 1 green & 1 red bell pepper, sliced in strips
  • 1 lb. mushrooms
  • 1 c. toasted cashews
Cut tofu into small cubes; set aside.
Combine lemon juice, tamari, water, tomato paste, honey, ginger, and garlic; mix until well blended.
Add tofu to this marinade, stir gently, and let marinate for several hours (or overnight).
Stir-fry scallions, bell peppers, and mushrooms in 2 tsp. of oil.
After several minutes, add tofu with all the marinade.
Lower heat, continue to stir-fry until everything is hot and bubbly.
Remove from heat and stir in cashews.
Serve over rice.