Veggie Fried Ricewith Tofu
1 1/2 cups brown rice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 green onions, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup frozen green peas
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/4 cup raw cashews (optional)
Cook rice according to directions.
Sauté tofu in olive oil. Drain in a paper towel while cooking the veggies.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, bell pepper, garlic and pepper flakes, to taste. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in cooked rice, green onions and soy sauce. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add peas , tofu and cashews (if using), cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Add sesame oil and mix well.
Good to Know:
Green peas have an impressive nutrition profile. They are high in fiber, protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Thiamine, Folate, Manganese, Iron and Phosphorus.