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Sofritas Tofu

4 servings

Source: Adapted from a DC Central Kitchen recipe

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This flavorful sofritas recipe was created by DC Central Kitchen and is served in school cafeterias throughout the Washington, D.C., area!

About the Recipe

126 Calories · 12.2 g Protein · 1.3 g Fiber
Lunch
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings


  • Tofu, extra firm (14 oz or 1 package)
  • Vegetable oil (3/4 tsp)
  • Vegetable broth, low sodium (1 1/3 cup)
  • Tomato paste, canned, salt-free (1 ½ tbsp)
  • Adobo fresco (3/4 tsp)
  • Garlic powder (1 tsp)
  • Brown sugar, unpacked (1 tsp)
  • Cumin, ground (2 tsp)
  • Onion powder (1 tsp)
  • Black pepper, ground (1/2 tsp)
  • Oregano leaves, dried (1 tsp)
  • Cinnamon, ground (1/4 tsp)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)

Directions

  1. Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes and transfer to colander. Allow tofu to drain for 25-30 minutes until most of the water has been removed.



  2. Use hands to crumble tofu into small pieces (should resemble scrambled egg).



  3. In a large pot over medium high heat, add oil and sauté tofu for approximately 1 minute.



  4. Place remaining ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.



  5. Add sauce to pan with tofu and mix well.

    Allow to simmer for approximately 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes.



  6. Serve with 4 ounces of Cilantro Lime Rice.



Nutrition Facts

Per serving:
Calories: 126
Carbohydrate: 6.1 g
Protein: 12.2 g
Total Fat: 7.4 g
     Calories from Fat: 49.1%
     Saturated Fat: 1.27 g
Iron: 3.46 mg
Cholesterol: 0 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Calcium: 346.36 mg 
Vitamin A: 7.37 mcg
Sodium: 546 mg
Vitamin C: 1.94 mg 

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