Tofu With Mexican Mole Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over high heat; saute the onions and green pepper until the onions are browned, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and saute for 30 more seconds.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and add the tomatoes, chilies, cinnamon and thyme.
  • Stir until the mixture reaches the consistency of a paste, about 5 more minutes.
  • Add the stock and cilantro; simmer on very low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Stir in the cocoa until it is combined and simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt.
  • Heat the vegatable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; add the tofu, lightly browning both sides, about 3 minutes per side.
  • Place 3 slices of tofu on each of 6 plates; cover evenly with the mole sauce.
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