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This sweet and spicy ginger tofu with vegetables and rice is easy to make using one pan. It’s super delicious and perfect for vegan lunch, dinner, or meal prep.

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, meal prep
Cuisine American, asian
Diet DiabeticDiet, GlutenFreeDiet, LowCalorieDiet, LowFatDiet, VeganDiet, VegetarianDiet
Keyword dinner, raw vegan, rice, tofu
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 328 kcal
Author admin


For The Tofu

  • 16 oz Firm Tofu Keep the liquid, Can substitute other levels of firmness
  • 1 tsp olive oil (3 tsp total for whole recipe)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp black garlic powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tsp nutritional yeast optional

For The Rice

  • 2 cups rice
  • cups water
  • 4 tsp vegetable bullion

For The Vegetables

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped bell peppers
  • 3 tbsp diced jalapenos or pepper of your choice
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp molassws
  • ½ tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup almond milk


Make the tofu

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

  2. when you open your tofu package set the liquid aside to use later

  3. Cut up the tofu into ½ inch squares

  4. Use a large mixing bowl to combine the tofu with 1 tsp olive oil and the seasoing (salt, pepper, black garlic, turmeric, paprika, nutritional yeast)

  5. Toss the tofu gently in the mixing bowl

  6. Bake the tofu in the oven for 20 minutes then allow to rest

Make the vegetables

  1. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in a large skillet before sauteing onions ginger jalapenos and garlic for 1-2 minutes

  2. Stir in the bell peppers and simmer for 2 minutes

  3. Stir in the tofu liquid from the container then ¼ cup water and ¼ cup almond milk

  4. Put the lid on and simmer on medium for 3 minutes

  5. Remove from the heat and vigorousl;y whisk in the cornstarch then scoop skillet contents into a bowl and set aside

Make the rice

  1. Reheat skillet on high and combine the risce, water, and vegetable bullion- stir

  2. Reduce heat to medium, add the lid back on, and cook until rice is done (8-12 minutes)

  3. Stir occassionaly - add more water if necessary

  4. Combine rice tofu and vegetable sauce before serving!