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Sesame Tofu & Broccoli | The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show

Sesame Tofu & Broccoli | The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show

This Sesame Tofu & Broccoli is a quick and easy dish centered around the nutritional powerhouse that is broccoli. The tangy sauce has just a hint of sweetness that is balanced by the rich flavor of the toasted sesame seeds.

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Ingredients

Sauce
1/2 cup (112g) pitted dates
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
4 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/4 cup (35g) toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon low sodium tamari
2 teaspoons dark miso
1 1/2 cups (354ml) water
14 ounces (396g) extra firm tofu
5 cups (350g) broccoli florets
red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° (204°C).
  2. Add all sauce ingredients to a blender and blend until dates are completely pulverized.
  3. Cut tofu into bite sized cubes.
  4. Place the tofu into a bowl and pour about half a cup of the sauce over them.
  5. Stir to coat the tofu cubes.
  6. Place cubes onto a parchment lined baking tray and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Steam the broccoli in a pan by adding a cup of water to the pan and cooking on medium high, with the lid on for 5 minutes.
  8. Drain remaining liquid off of the broccoli.
  9. Add the tofu to the pan with the broccoli and pour the remaining sauce on top.
  10. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce slightly thickens.
  11. optional: if you would like a thicker sauce, add a tablespoon of arrowroot or corn starch to a couple tablespoons of water and stir into the sauce while still on the heat.
  12. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.
  13. Serve over rice.

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Sesame Tofu & Broccoli

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Sesame Tofu & Broccoli | The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show

Sesame Tofu & Broccoli | The Whole Food Plant Based Cooking Show

This Sesame Tofu & Broccoli is a quick and easy dish centered around the nutritional powerhouse that is broccoli. The tangy sauce has just a hint of sweetness that is balanced by the rich flavor of the toasted sesame seeds.

This show was brought to you in part by our sponsors:

  • Complement – Our viewers save 15% OFF your order with code: WFPB15
  • WellBean – Our viewers save $5 OFF a variety pack with code: TryWellBean5

Ingredients

Sauce
1/2 cup (112g) pitted dates
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
4 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/4 cup (35g) toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon low sodium tamari
2 teaspoons dark miso
1 1/2 cups (354ml) water
14 ounces (396g) extra firm tofu
5 cups (350g) broccoli florets
red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° (204°C).
  2. Add all sauce ingredients to a blender and blend until dates are completely pulverized.
  3. Cut tofu into bite sized cubes.
  4. Place the tofu into a bowl and pour about half a cup of the sauce over them.
  5. Stir to coat the tofu cubes.
  6. Place cubes onto a parchment lined baking tray and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Steam the broccoli in a pan by adding a cup of water to the pan and cooking on medium high, with the lid on for 5 minutes.
  8. Drain remaining liquid off of the broccoli.
  9. Add the tofu to the pan with the broccoli and pour the remaining sauce on top.
  10. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce slightly thickens.
  11. optional: if you would like a thicker sauce, add a tablespoon of arrowroot or corn starch to a couple tablespoons of water and stir into the sauce while still on the heat.
  12. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.
  13. Serve over rice.

Did You Make This Recipe?

Sesame Tofu & Broccoli