Garlic Ginger Tofu


This easy, braised tofu dish is great served with steamed rice and vegetables.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 lime

  • 1 tablespoon tamari, or to taste

  • 2 pounds firm tofu


  1. Heat oil in a wok or skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and ginger, and cook for 1 minute. Add tofu to the pan with tamari, and stir to coat. Cover, and continue cooking for 20 to 30 minutes.

  2. Squeeze lime juice over tofu before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

216 Calories
15g Fat
6g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 216
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 142mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 780mg 60%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 287mg 6%

* 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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