Tofu & Spinach with Peanut Sauce

BY : PUBLISHED : January 12th, 2013 UPDATED: August 25th, 2021

Cost per Serving: $1.25

This is another really quick, easy meal that is a great source of protein, iron, and calcium.

You’ll need to prepare and use the (Sorta) Spicy Peanut Sauce – which is really simple and easy – and, if you’d like, serve with a side of rice or quinoa.

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Tofu & Spinach with Peanut Sauce

Jake
This is another really quick, easy meal that is a great source of protein, iron, and calcium. You’ll need to prepare and use the (Sorta) Spicy Peanut Sauce – which is really simple and easy – and, if you’d like, serve with a side of rice or quinoa.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian
Servings 3 servings
Calories 118 kcal
METHOD Stovetop
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 10 ounces of tofu
  • 1/2 bunch of spinach
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil you could use water but the sesame oil adds a great flavor
  • 2 teaspoons of soy sauce
  • Salt, Pepper to Taste
  • Sriracha to Taste

Instructions
 

  • Cube and press the tofu (i put them in an absorbent towel and apply pressure).
  • Prepare the (Sorta) Spicy Peanut Sauce
  • Heat the oil and soy sauce, then add the tofu. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, if desired. Sear one side of the tofu, then flip and repeat. (approx 5 minutes a side)
  • Steam the spinach until it turns a nice green. Don't over-steam!
  • Serve with rice (or not) and top with peanut sauce and sriracha to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 10gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 272mgPotassium: 325mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 5314IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 175mgIron: 3mg
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