Broccoli with Tofu Print Email

1 lb broccoli, florets cut into quarters
2 medium carrots, sliced thin
8 oz tofu cut into cubes
3 TBS extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
2 medium cloves garlic
1 TBS tamari (soy sauce)
2 TBS grated ginger
1 TBS rice vinegar
red pepper flakes to taste

Fill bottom of steamer with 2 inches of water.

While steam is building up in steamer, cut broccoli florets into quarters and let them sit for 5-10 minutes to enhance their health promoting properties. Also cut stems into 1/4-inch pieces.

Press or chop garlic and let sit for at least 5 minutes.
Add tofu and sliced carrots to steamer and steam for 2 minutes.

Add broccoli and steam for 5 more minutes.

Toss with rest of ingredients.

Optional: To mellow the flavor of garlic, add garlic to steamer for the last 2 minutes of steaming. Serves 2 - The George Mateljan Foundation