Spicy Peanut Tofu And Greenbeans

Crispy tofu, sautéed with green beans and tossed in a spicy, nutty sauce. Serve it over rice, noodles or eat it as a side dish!

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Servings: 4

Prep Time: 00:40

Cook Time: 00:15

Tofu and Greenbeans

1 block extra tirm tofu (16oz)

1 bag frozen green beans, steamed (12oz bag)

1 tbsp olive oil

Spicy Peanut Sauce

1 tbsp creamy peanut butter

1/2 tbsp sesame oil or tahini

2 tbsp black vinegar***

1 tbsp hoisin


1/2 tbsp chili oil

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 ground ginger

1/2 tsp honey

1 tbsp water

pinch salt and pepper

pinch red chili flakes

1 tsp sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)


1Remove tofu from packaging and drain all liquid. Wrap tofu in kitchen towel or paper towels and cover with heavy pot lid. Let sit for 30 minutes to allow majority of liquid to be squeezed out.

2Combine ingredients for sauce, mix and set aside.

3Remove towel from tofu and slice into small cubes.

4On medium-high heat, heat up olive oil and pan fry tofu until golden, mixing often.

5When tofu turns golden color on all sides, add green beans. Season with salt&pepper to taste. Add sauce, stir to combine and remove from heat. Serve with sesame seeds on top.

Additional Notes

can substitute with 1 tsp balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp rice wine vinegar & 1 tbsp water)

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