Veggie Tofu Stir-Fry With Sesame Seeds Over Brown Rice

Recipe by mielhollinger
READY IN: 1hr 37mins




  • Place tofu in a colander and drain 10 minutes.
  • Pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place soy sauce in a shallow dish, add tofu, cover, refrigerate, and marinate 15 minutes, or up to 1 hour, turning once.
  • In medium covered saucepan, bring 2 cups vegetable broth or water to a boil.
  • Slowly stir in rice, cover, and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer 40 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a wok, large skillet, or heavy saucepan over medium-high flame.
  • Add garlic and onion and sauté until onions are wilted, 1-2 minutes .
  • Add broccoli and red peppers, the remaining 1 1/4 cup broth or water, and cook, stirring frequently, 5 minutes.
  • Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, basil, oregano, and black pepper and continue to cook 2 more minutes, or until mushrooms are soft.
  • Addsesame seeds and the marinated tofu with soy sauce, and cook, stirring gently, until tofu is heated through, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve over the cooked rice.