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10-Minute Veggie Stir-Fry

COOK TIME
10 mins
PREP TIME
5 mins
SERVINGS
3
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(21)
10-Minute Veggie Champuru
10-Minute Veggie Champuru from The Blue Zones Kitchen. (David McLain/National Geographic)David McLain/National Geographic / The Blue Zones Kitchen
COOK TIME
10 mins
PREP TIME
5 mins
SERVINGS
3
RATE THIS RECIPE
(21)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pound tofu, drained and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 bunch greens, chopped including stems (spinach, kale, broccoli are all good options)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Chef notes

    Champuru means "something mixed" in the Okinawan language, and it can refer to this dish or sometimes Okinawan culture: a blend of Ryuku, Japanese and Southeast Asian cultures and cuisines. This stir-fried dish consists of tofu with vegetables, meat or fish.

    Preparation

    1.

    Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat and stir-fry tofu for about 2 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove tofu from pan.

    2.

    Add garlic, carrots and stems of greens, and stir-fry for 2 minutes.

    3.

    Add leaves and sprouts and browned tofu to pan. Stir-fry to combine for 2 more minutes. Add soy sauce.