Sesame Tofu With Ginger and Scallions

An easy addition to your weeknight dinner lineup.

Sesame Tofu With Ginger And Scallions
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Enjoy with a dollop of brown rice and a glass of low-sodium tomato juice.

Recipe and photo provided by Vicki Shanta Retelny, R.D.N. of Simple Cravings. Real Food

Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

5 min.

  • 1 cup tofu, extra-firm, diced
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup scallions, diced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (optional)
  • Pinch of salt

Heat oil in a small skillet and add ginger and scallions. Sauté for a minute; add tofu and press down with a fork to scramble. Cook through until tofu starts to turn golden brown. 

Remove from stove and sprinkle with sesame seeds, smoked paprika, and salt.  

Serve from the skillet.