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Simple Vegan Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Ginger

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Simple Vegan Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Ginger

Can you believe that this vegan tofu stir fry is one of the most popular vegan recipes here on About.com? It's true! Give it a try to find out why it's so popular!

Simple Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Ginger - a simple recipe for an easy Chinese-style vegetarian and vegan vegetable stir-fry with tofu in a light ginger sauce. Feel free to add in whatever vegetables you happen to have on hand, just about any kind of veggie will work for this quick and easy stir-fry recipe. You could also omit the tofu, or use seitan or tempeh instead.

See also: More vegan stir-fry recipes


  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated or minced
  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu, well pressed and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable or olive oil
  • 1/2 cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 bunch broccoli, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, any color, sliced
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced (any kind)
  • 3 green onions (scallions), sliced
  • rice, pre-cooked


First, prepare your tofu. Like most vegan tofu recipes, this one will taste best if you press the tofu first. Not sure how to do that? See this easy step-by-step guide: How to press tofu.

In a large shallow bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lemon juice and ginger. Marinade the tofu in this sauce for at least one hour.

In a wok or a large skillet, cook the cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, onion, bell pepper and tofu over high heat, stirring frequently.

Add the snow peas, mushrooms, green onions and marinade from the tofu. Allow to cook for just a few more minutes. Vegetables should be tender but not soft.

Add the rice and cook just until heated through and well mixed.

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 5 out of 5
Very healthy and tasty!, Guest Leon

I love Tofu and have collected and tried various recipes over the years. This one is very good. I also love very much one recipe called ""Homemade Tofu"" in ""Seven Simple Chinese Cooking Recipes for Vegetarians"" by Suan-To Hong from Amazon. That recipe includes some Asian ingredients such as Wood Ear and mushroom which is so delicipus.

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