Tofu and Veggies in Peanut Sauce


A quick and easy meal of tofu and vegetables with a tasty sauce featuring peanut butter. A favorite in our household.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil

  • 1 pound firm tofu, cubed

  • 1 small head broccoli, chopped

  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped

  • 5 fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup hot water

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 ½ tablespoons molasses

  • ground cayenne pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Sauté tofu, broccoli, bell pepper, and mushrooms for 5 minutes.

  2. Combine peanut butter, hot water, vinegar, soy sauce, molasses, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Pour over vegetables and tofu. Simmer until vegetables are tender-crisp, 3 to 5 minutes.

    close up view of Tofu, broccoli and peppers with Peanut Sauce, on a plate with chopsticks

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

443 Calories
30g Fat
24g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 443
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Sodium 642mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 91mg 455%
Calcium 842mg 65%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 927mg 20%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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