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Soybeans

  • Recipe

    Tofu Saag

    A creamy yogurt-spinach sauce surrounds spiced, crisped cubes of tofu in this aromatic, satisfying dish. If you like hot foods, leave the serrano chile seeds in. Serve with rice or naan.

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    Spicy Cellophane Noodle Stir-Fry with Tofu, Green Beans, and Herbs

    The pairing of fresh mint and basil in this quick stir-fry mimics the flavor of hard-to-find Thai basil. Pressing the tofu allows it to get a better sear.

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    Mapo Tofu

    This searingly spicy tofu dish is quintessentially Sichuan with its mala (spicy hot and numbing) flavors. This recipe is a very spicy version of the dish, close to the original,…

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    Spicy Thai Tofu Burgers

    Don’t hide this pretty, veggie-packed patty in a bun; serve it on a Thai-inspired salad of chopped lettuce tossed with bean sprouts, grated carrot, and chopped fresh mint and cilantro.…

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    Tofu and Sweet Potato Lettuce Wrap

    This refreshing vegetarian wrap channels sushi-bar flavors of wasabi, soy, and rice vinegar, with sweet potatoes for balance.

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    Curried Peas and Tofu

    This fragrant, mildly spiced curry studded with soft cubes of tofu makes a satisfying vegetarian meal when wrapped in naan and served with rice, couscous, or quinoa.

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    Black Pepper Tofu

    Tofu’s proponents have tried to get us to see all the ways to improve its texture—freezing or pressing or boiling to rid it of spare water, broiling or roasting to…

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    Korean Soy and Red Chili Fried Rice

    This vegetarian fried rice doubles down on the soy with tofu and edamame (and sprouts, if you like). The sweet-and-spicy Korean chile paste gochujang gives it a kick.

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    Spicy Pan-Fried Noodles with Tofu

    Seared tofu is the perfect vehicle to carry the sweet, sour, and savory flavors of this dish. Buying cooked noodles (look for them next to the tofu) saves a step;…

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    Hot-and-Sour Soup

    This classic Chinese soup probably originated in northern China, near Beijing, even though Hunan and Sichuan Provinces both claim it as their own. The essential flavor balance comes from spicy…

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