Broccoli and Tofu Sesame Noodles

Back-to-school meals have never been more delicious than these Broccoli and Tofu Sesame Noodles! Something delicious your kids will love, or an easy meal to prep for a busy college semester. This meal meets the starch, protein, fats, and veggie food groups. Mix it up by swapping the noodles for rice, tofu for chicken, or change up the veggies. Make it a balanced meal by adding a side of fruit.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp tamari sauce
  • 4 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup garlic infused olive oil (or sub regular olive oil)
  • 1.25 lb extra firm tofu, cubed
  • 6 cups broccoli, cut into florets
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds

Instructions:

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside once cooked.
  2. Mix together sugar, tamari sauce, and vinegar in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Toast sesame seeds in a small pan over medium heat, stirring occasionally until light brown and fragrant.
  4. Heat half the oil in a pan over medium high heat/ Add tofu and cook until browned on both sides. Transfer to a plate.
  5. Heat remaining oil in pan over medium heat. Add broccoli and cook until tender.
  6. Add tofu, noodles, and soy sauce mixture. Stir well to combine.
  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.

Serves 4

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