Today we are enjoying a Broccoli Tofu Entree that is made with Tofu that is both non-GMO and Gluten Free. I bought a case of Organic, firm silken tofu yesterday and I am excited to try it in something besides my early morning breakfast smoothie. Oh, I guess I should explain that my morning smoothie is made with ground Chia, Flex and Hemp seeds. nonGMO soy powder, a piece of fruit such as an apple and purified water. When I came up from Mexico I had a supply of non-GMO soy powder but I have not be able to find any here in Wisconsin, As of today, I have replaced it with 3 ounces of the tofu. It contains 6 gm of protein so I am a happy camper.
- 4 to 5 ounces of organic Broccoli florets
- 4 ounces firm tofu, cubed into ½ inch cubes
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 ounces onion, finely diced
- 1 ounce olive oil
- ¼ ounce sesame oil
- 2 ounces diced cashews
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Himalayan fine pink salt to taste
- 2 ounces organic unsalted butter
- 2 ounces pure water
- In a large saute pan, heat half of the olive oil, add the onions and saute until just soft. Then add the garlic, broccoli florets and water. Cover and let then steam together until about half the water is gone. About 2 minutes. Remove the cover, add the butter and let it melt, mixing everything well.
- Remove the broccoli mixture to a holding bowl.
- Using the same pan, add the remaining olive oil and heat. Then add the tofu and saute, turning each piece until it is lightly brown on each side, about 4 minutes.
- Add the sesame oil and cashews and toss together. Add the broccoli mixture, mixing everything gently.
- Season to taste and serve.
Of course you do not need to use Himalayan Fine pink salt, whatever salt you like will work with the recipe. Natural salts such as Himalayan pink salt are rich in iodine so it does not need to be added before it goes to market. It is almost 15% natural minerals such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, and a host of others. I sell it through my natural store at Chef Williams Nutrition Store so it was only natural that I would try it, and now keep a supply in my kitchen.
This Broccoli Tofu Entree is a great dish to serve on Meatless Monday, I served this with a Spanish Rice as a side dish and they went very well together.
If you are interested in the GMO-Free and Gluten Free tofu, look for Morinaga brand at Costco or your local health food store.