Stir-Fried Tofu with Vegetables

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Stir-Fried Tofu with VegetablesIngredients:

  • 10 (½ oz.) firm bean curd (tofu)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into ½"
  • ½ green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tsp chile powder
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp “num pla” sauce (Thailand fish sauce)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar


  • Drain bean curd and lightly pat dry with paper towels. Cut into ¾" cubes.
  • In a large-sized skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic and stir-fry until lightly browned on both sides (about 1 minute). Transfer to plate, set aside.
  • Add tofu cubes and fry quickly until all sides are browned. Transfer to plate, set aside.
  • Add carrot and green bell pepper and stir-fry until they are crisp-tender (about 1 minute). Place vegetables on a serving dish then pile the cooked tofu on top.
  • In a small-sized bowl, mix together the chile powder, soy sauce, lime juice, fish sauce (num pla) and brown sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Spoon sauce over tofu and vegetables then sprinkle with the reserved cooked garlic. Serve immediately.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (133 g)): 142 Calories, 7 g Protein, 9 g carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 674 mg sodium


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