Broccoli Cashew Tofu Crunch

Asian inspired, healthy broccoli pairs with roasted, crunchy cashews and tofu in this easy oil-free recipe.  Serve this with brown rice for a gluten-free vegan dinner.

EASY       Servings: 4     Ready In: 40 minutes

Broccoli Cashew Tofu Crunch - Healthy, Plant-Based, Oil-Free Vegan Paleo Gluten-Free

Broccoli Cashew Tofu Crunch - Healthy, Plant-Based, Oil-Free Vegan Paleo Gluten-Free

Ingredients

10 ounce extra-firm tofu block, drained
1 big broccoli crown (or 2-3 cups florets)
1/2 cup cashews
2 teaspoon low-sodium tamari


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Procedure

Gather ingredients. Preheat oven to 375. 

To prepare ingredients: Cube tofu into bite-sized pieces
Cut broccoli into bite-sized florets

To roast: Place broccoli, tofu, and cashews on a large baking sheet. Keep separate, but make sure everything fits in a single layer. 
Bake at 375. 
After about 10 minutes, remove cashews. Toss the broccoli and tofu and place back in the oven to roast more. 
After about 10 more minutes, remove broccoli. Toss the tofu and place back in to continue roasting. 
When tofu is browned on the edges, remove. Combine with the broccoli, cashews, and tamari. Toss well. 

Serve immediately...warm and crunchy

Chef's Tips: Serve this over brown rice, quinoa, or Soba noodles for an easy, healthy meal
 


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving (1/4 recipe)

Calories 176.62
Calories From Fat (58%) 102.19
% Daily Value
Total Fat 12.23g 19%
Saturated Fat 1.98g 10%
Omega-3 Fatty Acids g
Omega-6 Fatty Acids g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 108.72mg 5%
Potassium 339.3mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 9.57g 3%
Fiber 0.82g 3%
Sugar 1.26g
Protein 11.09g 22%
Calcium 41.71mg 4%
Iron 153.49mg 853%
Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C 0mg 0%


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