Lemon Garlic Tofu
George says, "One of my favorite recipes is Lemon Garlic tofu. I was excited to find a wonderful place right near Egleston Square that makes wonderful, firm tofu. Here is my recipe using ingredients right from my home garden and neighborhood."
You will need:
Tofu (from 21st Century Foods Inc. 30A Germania St. JP
Garlic (From your garden or local store)
Grape Tomatoes (From your garden or store)
Brown Rice (From a local bodega)
Spinach (From your garden or local store)
Canola Oil ( From a local bodega)
Salt (optional) (From a local bodega)
You can bake in an oven or on stove top. For either stove top or oven, put enough Canola oil to cover the bottom of the pan.
Cut two lemons per one small firm block of tofu. Squeeze the lemons and add the juice to the oil.
Add chopped garlic to taste.
Cut the tofu in cubes.
Preheat over to 350, or turn on the stove top.
Place the tofu in the the pan.
Bake 20 mins. Check every 10 mins to make sure tofu is browning on all sides, by flipping it over with a spatula.
On stove top cook the spinach and tomatoes in Canola oil. You can add some lemon if desired.
Stove top directions:
Add tofu to hot oil. Cover for 10 mins. Add Spinach and tomatoes and cover again for another 10.
Cook rice on store or on stovetop.
When all is cooked add it to the rice on your plate. You can substitude pasta for rice if desired.