Thursday, April 19, 2012

Garlicky Broth & Greens with Tofu

Garlicky Broth & Greens with Tofu

Makes three servings
  • 1 serving (1/5 of a block) extra-firm tofu, pressed and cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 a large zucchini, chopped into long strips
  • about 1 cup of broccoli, chopped
  • 2 cups of fresh baby spinach
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, pressed
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube + 4 cups of water, or 1 cup of broth + 3 cups of water
  • 1 tbsp tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • cooking spray
  • scallions and Sriracha, for garnish
Lightly grease a frying pan with cooking spray and saut√© zucchini and tofu cubes with pressed garlic over medium heat until soft and fragrant. Set aside. Place the broccoli in the frying pan with a small amount of water and steam until crisp but not soft. Set aside. Heat broth over medium-high heat. Add tamari and ginger, then add the already cooked veggies. Add spinach, stirring as you go. Cook soup on high for a few minutes until nice and hot, then serve with scallions and Sriracha. 

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