Tofu and Asparagus Stir-Fry Tofu and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Tofu and Asparagus Stir-Fry Image by: Tofu and Asparagus Stir-Fry Author: Canadian Living

Enjoy this fabulous vegetarian stir-fry any night of the week. It's quick, easy and good for you, too! For a video demo of this dish, click here.

  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 1 pkg (350 g) extra-firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil approx.
  • 2 green onions chopped and separated into white and green parts
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 gingerroot sliced
  • 3 cups chopped asparagus
  • 1 sweet red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • rice noodles
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 4 teaspoons black bean garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


Sauce: In bowl, stir together stock, black bean sauce and cornstarch; set aside.

Drain and pat tofu dry; cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes. In large skillet or wok, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry white parts of green onions, garlic and ginger for 20 seconds. Add asparagus, red pepper and tofu, adding more oil if necessary, stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Stir in sauce and hot pepper flakes (if using); bring to boil and boil, stirring, until thickened and tofu and vegetables are coated with sauce, about 1 minute. Sprinkle sesame oil over top. Serve over hot rice noodles. Sprinkle with green parts of green onions.

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Nutritional facts Per serving, about:


  • Folate 17.0
  • Vitamin C 97.0
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Tofu and Asparagus Stir-Fry