Tofu and Walnut Lettuce Cups

  • Product: Firm
  • Meal Type: Appetizer, Salad
  • Cuisine: Southeast asian
  • Level: Easy
  • Special Consideration: Vegetarian

Directions

In Frying pan, heat olive oil, garlic, and tofu over moderately high heat, breaking up the tofu into small pieces with a wooden spoon (Can also be cubed beforehand according to preference). Cook until Tofu and garlic gets well toasted.
Add all the sauce ingredients and continue cooking for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the water and cornstarch mixture in, stirring until mixture thickens.
Add walnuts and mix them in.
Serve them on lettuce cups, topped with shredded carrots and chopped cilantro.

Note:
Original recipe created by Mutsumi Gonzales

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SERVINGS

Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

1/2 package House Foods Premium or Organic Tofu Firm, drained well
1 tsp. olive oil
1 clove of garlic, minced

Sauce:
1 ½ tbsp. Miso (red or awase/mixed)
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp. hoisin sauce
1 tsp. Sake
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
½ tsp. corn starch mixed with ¼ cup cold water

To Serve:
Lettuce, shredded carrots, chopped cilantro

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories
120
Carbohydrates
6g
Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
Protein
6g
Sodium
250mg
Fiber
2g
Sugars
3g