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eggplant and tofu stir fry

EGGPLANT AND TOFU STIR FRY

A tasty and healthier alternative to fast Chinese food, this amazing stir fry recipe is flavorful, easy and very satisfying. Serve over brown rice or enjoy as is, and you’ll feel like you are indulging at your favorite Chinese food restaurant.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 192 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium eggplant (cut into small cubes)
  • 1 lb firm tofu (drained, patted dry, and cut into small cubes)
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 4 green onions (chopped, white and green parts separated)
  • 2 Serrano peppers finely chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp rice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (chopped)

Instructions

  1. Spray a large, nonstick skillet with non-fat cooking spray and set over medium high heat.
  2. Add in tofu and cook, turning occasionally, until browned, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Transfer tofu to a plate and set aside.
  4. Add eggplant, onion whites, Serrano pepper, salt and sesame oil to the pan. Saute, tossing frequently, until eggplant is tender, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add in garlic and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, and maple syrup. Add into pan and then toss in tofu and scallion greens. Toss gently until sauce thickens, about 2-4 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with fresh basil before serving.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 1 cup

Each serving = 3 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
EGGPLANT AND TOFU STIR FRY
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Sodium 1020mg 43%
Potassium 576mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 20.4g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.9g 24%
Sugars 11g
Protein 12.2g 24%
Calcium 21%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.