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Tofu Veggie Stir Fry 🥦🫑🧅

A fantastic stir-fry that’s not only easy but also bursts with flavors—this recipe for Broccoli and Bell Pepper Stir-Fry with Tofu in Soy Sauce is just that! It’s like a party in your mouth, combining crispy tofu, colorful bell peppers, and vibrant broccoli all mingling together in a mouthwatering dance. Let’s start with the tofu—it’s like a sponge that soaks up all the goodness. First, give it a little squeeze to get rid of extra water, then cut it into bite-sized pieces. Throw these golden nuggets into a hot pan with a dash of oil, and let them sizzle until they’re nice and crispy, like little tofu superheroes.

While the tofu is getting its golden tan, chop up some garlic and ginger. These two are like the dynamic duo of flavor. Toss them into the pan, and suddenly your kitchen is filled with an irresistible aroma that’s practically a dinner bell for your taste buds. Next, in goes the broccoli and bell peppers, adding a rainbow of colors to the mix. These veggies are the life of the party, bringing their crunchy texture and vibrant personalities to the skillet. A quick stir-fry, and they’re all dressed up and ready to impress.

But wait, here comes the sauce—soy sauce and sesame oil join forces to create a magical elixir that coats everything in a savory embrace. It’s like the secret sauce that turns a regular stir-fry into a culinary masterpiece. If you like your sauce a bit thicker, we’ve got you covered. A little cornstarch mixed with water is our kitchen magician, turning the sauce into a velvety delight. Now, reunite the crispy tofu with its veggie pals, giving them all a good toss to make sure everyone is coated in that delicious sauce. The result? A symphony of flavors and textures that will make your taste buds do a happy dance.

Finally, scoop this delightful medley onto a bed of rice. It’s like a cozy blanket that cradles all those flavors and makes every bite a comforting experience. Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds if you’re feeling fancy—it’s the finishing touch that elevates this dish from everyday to extraordinary. In just about 35 minutes, you’ve created a culinary masterpiece that’s not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes. So why wait? Gather your ingredients and embark on a flavorful journey with this Broccoli and Bell Pepper Stir-Fry with Tofu in Soy Sauce!

Tofu Veggie Stir Fry 🥦🫑🧅

A delightful stir-fry for two featuring golden brown tofu, vibrant broccoli, and bell peppers bathed in a savory soy sauce and sesame glaze, served over a bed of fluffy rice. A quick and flavorful meal perfect for a cozy dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Air-fried Tofu, aromatic spices, bell peppers, broccoli, onion, soy sauce, steamed rice, Stir-fry, tofu
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2


  • ½ block of firm tofu pressed and cubed
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • ½ bell pepper thinly sliced (any color you prefer)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tablespoon ginger grated
  • tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ tablespoon cornstarch optional, for extra thickness
  • 1 green onion sliced (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds optional, for garnish


  • Press the tofu to remove excess water, then cut it into cubes.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add the tofu cubes and stir-fry until they become golden brown on all sides. This usually takes about 5-7 minutes.
  • Once the tofu is browned, remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
  • In the same skillet, add a bit more oil if needed. Sauté garlic and ginger until fragrant.
  • Add broccoli florets and bell pepper slices to the skillet. Stir-fry for 3-5 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  • In a small bowl, mix soy sauce and sesame oil. Pour the sauce over the vegetables in the skillet.
  • If you want a thicker sauce, mix 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch with a bit of water to create a slurry. Add it to the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the cooked tofu back to the skillet and toss everything together until well coated.
  • Serve the stir-fry over 1 cup of cooked rice.
  • Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds.



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