Recipe: Tofu, Broccoli, Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry
This unique stir-fry offers a satisfying, flavorful vegetarian lunch or dinner option. Walnuts and mint leaves are a surprising addition to this colorful, heart-healthy dish.
This unique stir-fry offers a satisfying, flavorful vegetarian lunch or dinner option. Walnuts and optional mint leaves are a surprising addition to the broccoli and shiitake mushrooms.
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3 dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 large white onion, cut in half and then quartered
4 garlic cloves, sliced
2 carrots, thinly sliced
2 cups broccoli florets
1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
1 pound water-packed tofu, prepared for cooking, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
12 walnut halves, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons brown rice miso
Freshly ground pepper
2 cups hot cooked brown basmati rice
Fresh mint leaves, optional
Reduced-sodium soy sauce
Makes 4 servings.
Each serving contains:
Total fat 15g
Dietary fiber 7g
Source: Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook (© 2007 Broadway Books)