Who doesn’t love a good Tofu Stir Fry? It’s healthy, tasty, and versatile. Based on the sauce and other ingredients, there are countless variations. In a rush? just add some frozen vegetables and soy sauce. Have a bit more time? Make a peanut sauce and cut up an array of veggies. Tofu Stir Fry is perfect for any occasion and such a crowd pleaser. You may already have your go-to recipe, but why not try something new? There are so many options out there. These tofu stir fry recipes are all made with a variety of ingredients, so there is something for everyone! Give one or all of them a try!
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1. Black Sesame Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry With Chili Sauce
This Black Sesame Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry With Chili Sauce by Shira McDermott is a quick, vibrant, uber-healthful dinner for those nights when you just really need a no-brainer. It’s tasty, light, and fast. Try this once, and you’ll be hooked — it’s all about the sauce here. Serve this on a bed of rice, or enjoy as-is!
2. Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry
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A very simple stir fry, which makes it perfect for busy weeks. All you need to do for this Tofu Broccoli Stir Fry by Caroline Doucet is cut up some vegetables, prepare a simple sauce and sauté everything together. It will all be ready in less than 35 minutes. Plus, you can substitute the vegetables suggested for any vegetables you have on hand. It’s a great way to give life to older vegetables at the end of the week. You can also make this recipe on a Sunday and enjoy the leftovers throughout the week!
3. Healthy Sesame Mushroom, Tofu, and Asparagus Stir-Fry
Need a quick, healthful meal for your weekday recipe rotation? This Healthy Sesame Mushroom, Tofu, and Asparagus Stir-Fry by Pavani Nandula made with fresh, crisp-tender asparagus, savory mushrooms, and tofu. The stir-fry sauce is made with hoisin, soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce, and some cornstarch while black and white sesame seeds add nuttiness and some crunch. All in all, this is a wholesome dish that is great to serve over brown rice or noodles.
4. Spicy Tofu and Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry With Korean-Style Sauce
Gochujang is made from red chillies, glutinous rice [sticky rice, gluten-free] and soy beans. It’s a bit hot, a bit fermented, funky, and a little sweet, with that umami factor. The vegan “bacon” definitely added to the dish with it’s sweet/salty/smokey notes. This Spicy Tofu and Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry With Korean-Style Sauce by Bryanna Clark Grogan will definitely be a keeper.
5. Savory Shiitake, Tofu, and Cabbage Stir-Fry
This Savory Shiitake, Tofu, and Cabbage Stir-Fry by Edelweiss and Lorelei is light, packed with nutrients, and full of flavor. It’s relatively light in oil and can even be cooked in water if you’re oil-free. Cooking the vegetables in less oil allows for the texture of the broccoli and cabbage to remain crisp. Combined with the chewy, savory mushrooms and tofu, this dish has all the flavor you could ask for.
6. Stir-Fry Veggie Lettuce Wraps With Ginger-Garlic Tofu
This one-pan meal is almost too good to be true. Once sautéed in flavorful ginger garlic sauce, the veggies are mixed with small bits of spicy tofu cooked in soy sauce, more ginger and garlic, red pepper flakes, and sesame oil. This savory, sweet, and spicy mixture is then added to crisp cups of lettuce, creating an Asian-inspired taco that is tangy and deliciously unexpected. You have to try Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez‘s Stir-Fry Veggie Lettuce Wraps With Ginger-Garlic Tofu!
7. Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry
Braised tofu is a staple in Chinese cuisine. The dish is basically deep fried tofu braised with different mushrooms and vegetables in a savory, starchy gravy. You can enjoy it with rice or just on its own. It’s so tasty, delicious and definitely healthy nutritious. Try out Raymund Macaalay‘s Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry!
8. Eggplant And Tofu Stir Fry
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A rich and flavorful stir fry is the perfect dinner. You can make this Eggplant And Tofu Stir Fry by Jasmine Briones at the beginning of the week and then store the rest for lunches or dinners. Vegetables simply need to be steamed, the marinade prepped, and then the sauce can quickly be whipped up while your leftovers warm up. This stir fry has eggplant, tofu, and a great ginger-y flavor.
9. Tofu Green Bean Stir Fry
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This Tofu Green Bean Stir Fry by Raymund Macaalay is a veganized version of a classic Filipino recipe. It’s one of those easy, go-to recipes that is both healthy and nutritious. Instead of meat, this Tofu Green Bean Stir Fry uses a crispy deep-fried tofu. It is flavored it with some peanut butter and maple syrup, resulting an amazing dish!
10. Peanut Tofu Stir-Fry
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Bursting with flavor and coated in a tasty peanut butter sauce, this vegan Peanut Tofu Stir-Fry by Vicky Coates avoids excessive saturates and sugars found in many takeaway dishes! Tofu is such a great source of protein and when paired with the black bean spaghetti and peanut sauce you get a whopping 30g of Protein with this meal. It’s the perfect heathy alternative and doesn’t sacrifice any of the flavor. Everyone at the dinner table will want seconds of this peanut tofu stir-fry!
11. Broccoli, Green Bean, and Tofu Stir-fry
This Broccoli, Green Bean, and Tofu Stir-fry by The Meatless Monday Family Cookbook, Jenn Sebestyen is so fresh and crisp. There are no mushy veggies here! The sauce makes just enough to coat the veggies, but not drown them. Broccoli and green beans are two of the vegetables that some kids happily eat time and time again, but you can swap in zucchini or asparagus if desired. You could serve this stir-fry over rice, but sometimes, it’s nice to step away from the grains for a moment and let the vegetables really shine on their own.
12. Crispy Tofu Vegetable Stir-Fry
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13. Teriyaki Tofu Stir-Fry
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This simple Teriyaki Tofu Stir-Fry by Celeste Meredith is better than any delivery or take-out. The spicy, sweet and bold with flavor teriyaki sauce will have you tossing out all your store bought sauce and making this for dinner whenever you get a craving for that teriyaki flavor.
14. Sheet Pan Tofu Stir-Fry
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This Sheet Pan Tofu Stir-Fry recipe by Jordan and Clark Cord is an easy, all-in-one meal made with tofu, snap peas, and carrots. It’s perfect for weeknight dinners or meal prep! If desired, serve over soba noodles, rice, or quinoa.
15. Pineapple and Cashew Stir Fry with Caramelized Tofu
Pineapples and caramelized tofu makes this stir-fry even more interesting than your ordinary stir-fry. This Pineapple and Cashew Stir Fry with Caramelized Tofu by Stephanie Davies is a perfect dinner for summer, or for any occasion you’re craving some fresh veggies!
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