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Sesame Quinoa with Tofu

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Yield: 4 servings (serving size 1 cup)


8 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained
1 tsp olive oil
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable stock or water
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/8 tsp black pepper


Place tofu on several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; let stand 20 minutes. Cut into 1/2 inch cubes.

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add tofu and seeds; saute 3 minutes. Remove tofu mixture from pan. Add quinoa to pan; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add stock and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Place in a large bowl. Add tofu mixture, green onions, soy sauce, and pepper; toss.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 274  Fat: 9.7g  Protein: 15.2g  Carbohydrate: 34.3g  Fiber: 4.7g  Cholesterol:0  Iron: 10.4mg  Sodium: 300mg  Calcium: 438mg

I will undoubtedly serve this with a green vegetable.
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I love anything with sesame.  I think I'll have to make this one too!
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Unfortunately, I was unable to critique my own recipe, but the recipients who received it really liked it and were a little disappointed that the quinoa seemed to overpower the sesame flavor.
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