The following article was written by Ashley Palmer.
Sweet and sour stir-fry is
a staple on many "favorite food" lists, including my own! I've never
had the courage to try and make it myself, but his recipe from The Compassionate Cook was super simple, and the whole meal was
ready in about 30 minutes.
Stir-fries may already be
a staple in your dinner rotation, but this sweet and tangy sauce is a must-try.
Many stir-fries call for chicken, beef, or pork, but try this vegan version, made with tofu, for a healthy and
delicious meal. I promise you won't miss the cruelty, cholesterol, or added fat!
Sweet and Sour Tofu With VegetablesFrom The Compassionate Cook
1 Tbsp. cornstarch3/4 cup vegetable broth or
water3 Tbsp. white wine vinegar1 Tbsp. sugar1 Tbsp. ketchup2 Tbsp. soy sauce or
tamari1/2 tsp. ground ginger1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
(optional)2 Tbsp. vegetable oil2 cloves garlic, crushed1 medium onion, thinly
sliced2 medium carrots, cut into
matchstick shapes1 bell pepper, cut into
strips1 stock celery, chopped
into strips1/2 cup sliced fresh
mushrooms1 lb. tofu, cut into cubes1/2 cup rice, cooked per package
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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