Sweet and Sour Smoked Tofu


Sweet and Sour Smoked Tofu ~ From Vegetate, Vegan Cooking & Food Blog

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” β€” Chinese Proverb

I loooove good Chinese food and this Sweet and Sour Smoked Tofu recipe From Kathy Hester’s wonderful cookbook The Vegan Slow Cooker (page 118) delivered.

Brimming with smoky tofu, pineapple, bell peppers, onion, broccoli, and a thick sweet and sour glaze, this was just right for lunches this week. It was delicious served over brown rice.

Sweet and Sour Pork Fact: Sweet and Sour Pork originated in Canton in the 1700s. Why not try this smoked tofu version instead? It’s saturated fat and cholesterol-free, and pig-friendly. πŸ˜‰

8 thoughts on “Sweet and Sour Smoked Tofu

    • Why thank you, my dear! I love those thermal containers, too. They are made by LunchBots: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_p_89_0?rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Alunchbots+thermal%2Cp_89%3ALunchBots&keywords=lunchbots+thermal&ie=UTF8&qid=1394482305&rnid=2528832011.

      The glaze is gluten-free and made from pineapple juice, soy sauce, fresh ginger, corn starch (but I’m sure you could substitute arrowroot powder for this if desired), and water. It’s a pretty simple but tasty sauce! πŸ™‚ I would just add the recipe here but since it was developed and published by Kathy Hester I (understandably) can’t do so without committing copyright infringement, but… I am hoping to hone my cooking skills enough to be able to publish my own cookbook one day. πŸ™‚ Thanks again HSD, and I hope you’re doing great!

      • Am doing great! Thanks! That ingredient list is enough to get me in the right direction! You know I can wing it from there! I am happy to hear your plans! You are definitely perfecting your photos! And we all know we love cookbooks with lots and lots of photos!

        • You are so creative, HSD! I love how you can take a few ingredients as a starting place and wing it from there, bravo! Now THAT is a sign of an excellent cook. πŸ™‚ Thank you for your nice comment about my photos. Upgrading from a point-and-shoot to a DSLR recently certainly didn’t hurt. πŸ˜‰

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