Smoky and Spicy Tofu Noodles

Smoky and Spicy Tofu Noodles

01 June 2022

Tofu doesn't have to be tasteless! Jelena, from @into.trends, shares a delicious smoky and spicy tofu recipe, packed full with vegetables, perfect for a midweek vegan treat that's healthy and tasty.

Category

Main

Serves

2

Preperation Time

35

Cooking Time

15

Ingredients

For the marinade

1 tbsp smoked paprika

1 tbsp pure maple syrup or agave

3 tbsp (45g) low sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp water

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp garlic powder

For the noodles

1 pack rice noodles

100g tenderstem broccoli stems

1 yellow bell pepper (sliced)

1 cup spring greens

1 pack firm tofu

Sesame seeds

Juice of 1 lime

3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

1 red onion (finely chopped)

1 garlic clove (minced)

Olive oil

Instructions

1Combine all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl. Set some aside for later.

2Add cubed tofu pieces and leave to marinate for approx. 30 mins.

3Once marinated for 30 minutes, heat some olive oil to a pan, then add the marinated tofu and cook on a medium heat for a few minutes on each side until golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.

4Using the same pan, lower the heat, and add the onion and garlic. Cook slowly until softened, then add he remaining vegetables and greens.

5Cook the noodles according to the pack instructions, then add the noodles to the pan with the vegetables and mix well.

6Add the cooked tofu and pour over the reserved marinade from earlier.

7Sprinkle with sesame seeds and drizzle with lime juice.

8 Cover wih a lid and set aside for a few minutes before serving.

Tofu doesn't have to be tasteless! Jelena, from @into.trends, shares a delicious smoky and spicy tofu recipe, packed full with vegetables, perfect for a midweek vegan treat that's healthy and tasty.