Dr. Phil’s Favorite Recipe For Spring

Posted on March 27, 2013 by


Spicy Spring Tofu and Asparagus Stir‑Fry


 Look for thin asparagus for this stir-fry, because it cooks quickly and  doesn’t require paring. If all you have are thick spears, be sure to pare them,  especially near the bottom.

Recipe courtesy of vegan cookbook author Robin Robertson.



3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon dark sesame  oil

1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 teaspoon sugar

1  tablespoon organic canola oil

1 pound asparagus, cut diagonally into 2-inch  pieces 8 ounces  extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

2  garlic cloves, minced

1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

2 scallions,  minced

1/2  teaspoon hot red pepper flakes

PREPARATION 1. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce,  sesame oil, water, cornstarch, and sugar. Set aside.

2. In a large skillet or wok heat the canola oil over medium‑high heat. Add  the asparagus and stir‑fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the tofu, garlic, ginger,  scallions, and red  pepper flakes, and stir-fry until the tofu is golden brown.  Add the soy sauce mixture and stir‑fry to coat the tofu and asparagus.

Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/healthy-eating/recipes/spicy-tofu-asparagus-44041708#ixzz2OlH6iwjK

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