Here’s a plant-powered one-dish bowl you can whip up in minutes! The  rich, creamy Thai-inspired peanut sauce; colorful, crisp vegetables; and crunchy, whole grain, gluten-free  sorghum makes this recipe  simply  crave-worthy.    Plus, it’s packed with  fiber, protein, and flavor,  making this recipe a standby in your kitchen. 

Yields 4 servings

Stir-Fried Thai Tofu Sorghum Bowl (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
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Ingredients

    Sorghum Bowl:
  • 4 teaspoons peanut oil, divided
  • 2 cups chopped asparagus spears
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium, gluten free soy sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) package extra-firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes and cut into 1-inch cubes (see notes for how to press tofu)
  • 2 cups cooked sorghum (according to package directions)
  • Thai Sauce:
  • 1 cup light canned coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium, gluten free soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch

Instructions

  1. To make sorghum bowl, heat 2 teaspoons peanut oil in a large non-stick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus, carrots, ginger and garlic and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the water to the skillet and cover; let the vegetables steam for about 2 minutes, until bright and tender.
  2. Add the red pepper, snow peas and soy sauce to the skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes more, or until all the vegetables are tender-crisp. Remove the vegetables and wipe skillet clean with a paper towel.
  3. Return skillet to medium-heat heat. Add the remaining peanut oil and swirl to coat, then add the tofu. Cook until lightly browned and crisp on all sides, turning occasionally, 5 minutes.
  4. Whisk together all of the ingredients for the Thai sauce then pour over the tofu. Cook for 4-5 minutes until until sauce has thickened and tofu is coated. Add back in the vegetables and toss once more to coat.
  5. Divide the cooked sorghum among 4 bowls and top with the vegetables and tofu.

Notes

*Learn how to press tofu here: http://sharonpalmer.com/2014-05-20-how-to-use-a-tofu-press/

Nutrition Information per Serving: 416 calories, 17 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 5 g polyunsaturated fat, 7 g monounsaturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 610 mg sodium, 738 mg potassium, 54 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 20 g protein

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Recipe by Sharon Palmer, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian, www.sharonpalmer.com

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