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Frozen Tofu in Supreme Stock

Ready In: 35 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeLow Added Sugar

Using frozen tofu gives it a meatier texture to this flavorful dish.

What you'll need

Measuring spoons
Sharp knife
Small bowl
Measuring cups
Large bowl
Large pot or wok with steamer rack and lid
Medium saucepan
Stovetop
Large plate
Medium pot with steamer rack and lid

Ingredients

Serves 4
4 pieces Firm Tofu 2 inches x 2 inches, frozen overnight or 8 hours ahead of time
16 slices Ham Extra lean, 2 inches x 2 inches, approximately 5 oz. total weight
6 Dried Shiitake Mushrooms soaked for 30 minutes or until soft, stems removed
1 cup Supreme Stock low-sodium or Chicken Broth low-sodium
2 cups Broccoli florets
2 teaspoons Cornstarch
1 1/2 teaspoons Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Sesame Seed Oil
pinch White Pepper

Directions

1.Defrost frozen tofu under running tap water, squeeze out excess water. Cut each tofu square into 4 pieces, ½ inch thick, for a total of 16 slices.
2.In a large bowl, arrange tofu and ham in an overlapping pattern around the side of the bowl. Place mushrooms in the center, and pour in the stock.
3.In a large pot or a wok, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Put a steamer rack above the water, place the bowl with tofu, ham and mushrooms on the rack. Cover the pot and steam over high heat for 20 minutes, then remove from heat.
4.

Drain the stock from the bowl into a medium sized saucepan. Cook the stock over medium heat, add the sauce ingredients and stir constantly to make light gravy.

5.Cover the bowl of steamed tofu with a large plate, invert bowl onto plate, and remove the bowl.
6. In a medium sized pot over high heat, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Place steamer rack into pot. Add broccoli, cover and steam over medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
7.Garnish the tofu and ham arrangement with broccoli, pour gravy on top and serve.

Chef's Tips

  • Freezing the tofu produces a spongy and meaty texture.
  • Stock can enhance the flavor of vegetables and low-fat dishes.
  • For tofu, different brands may have different levels of calcium. Read the nutrition label to choose products with more calcium.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4.00 slice

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8 g10%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 567 mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g5%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 18 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: