Archive for March, 2012

Chinese Tofu Stir-Fry

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Everyone loves Chinese cuisine. So here is a dish for those who have chosen the vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. It is also low in cholesterol for everyone. Did I say it is also delicious?


1/4 cup hoisin sauce

1-1/3 tbsp oil

1-1/3 tbsp soy sauce

1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

1/4 Chinese cabbage, shredded

1/2 cup bean sprouts

4 shallots, or green onions, chopped

13-1/4 oz firm tofu, drained and cut into 3/4 in. cubes

1 tomato, diced

1 clove garlic, crushed


Heat oil in a frying pan over a moderate to high heat. Sauté garlic; add tofu and cook for about 5 minutes, or until crispy. Add shallots or green onion, cabbage, red bell pepper, and tomato to pan; cook 3-4 minutes over high heat. Stir in soy sauce and Hoisin sauce. Top with fresh bean sprouts and serve with rice.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving): Calories 260; % Calories From Fat 48.5%; Total Fat 14g; Saturated Fats 1.9g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 5.3g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 5.5g; Cholesterol 0.5mg; Sodium 620mg; Total Carbohydrates 21g; Dietary Fiber 4.3g; Sugar 7.7g; Protein 18g

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.22 mg
Vitamin A 4000 IU
Vitamin K 34 mcg
Vitamin E 1.4 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.44 mg
Vitamin B6 0.42 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.23 mg
Choline 11 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 70 mg
Niacin B3 1.6 mg


Sodium 620 mg
Zinc 2 mg
Copper 0.46 mg
Calcium 720 mg
Iron 3.8 mg
Manganese 1.4 mg
Magnesium 85 mg
Phosphorus 250 mg
Fluoride 0.71 mcg
Potassium 620 mg
Selenium 17 mcg