Snow Pea and Tofu Stir Fry

Try this 20-minute stir fry for a quick, low carb option! Totally customize-able and totally colorful. Use whatever vegetables (eat the rainbow!) and cooked protein you have on hand. Don’t you just love a fast, flavorful meal that is completely homemade and nourishing? 

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1.5 T sesame oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, sliced in thick chunks
  • 1/2 lb. mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 lb. snow peas
  • 2 T minced garlic
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 T maple syrup
  • 1 14 oz. package tofu, pressed to remove excess water and sliced in strips and sauteed until golden brown OR cooked protein of choice
  • 1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup scallions, thinly sliced cross-wise
  • 2 T chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add sesame oil to large pan over medium heat. Add red bell peppers and mushrooms, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add snow peas and garlic, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often, adding a small amount of water if needed in the pan.
  3. Add baby spinach, soy sauce, and maple syrup. Toss to combine.
  4. After 1 minute, add tofu, peanuts, and scallions. Toss to combine.
  5. Taste for seasoning, and add salt and pepper if desired.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and red chili flakes.

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